The Coen & Hamworthy Combustion Handbook: Fundamentals for Power, Marine & Industrial Applications, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

The Coen & Hamworthy Combustion Handbook

Fundamentals for Power, Marine & Industrial Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Stephen Londerville, Charles E. Baukal Jr.

CRC Press

561 pages

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The rigorous treatment of combustion can be so complex that the kinetic variables, fluid turbulence factors, luminosity, and other factors cannot be defined well enough to find realistic solutions. Simplifying the processes, The Coen & Hamworthy Combustion Handbook provides practical guidance to help you make informed choices about fuels, burne

Table of Contents

Introduction. Engineering Fundamentals. Combustion Fundamentals. Fuels. Oil Atomization. Solid Fuel Combustion in Suspension. Heat Transfer. Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics. CFD-Based Combustion Modeling. Pollutant Emissions. Noise. Combustion Controls, Burner Management, and Safety Systems. Blowers for Combustion Systems. Burners and Combustion for Industrial and Utility Boilers. Duct Burners. Air Heaters. Marine and Offshore Applications. Appendices. Index.

About the Editors

Stephen B. Londerville is currently chief engineer at Coen Company, San Mateo City, California. He has previously served as chief technical officer since 1978 at Coen, vice president R&D, director R&D, and chief engineer. During the past 35 years, he has been involved with all aspects of product development at Coen Company. He holds seven patents and has authored 16 publications. He is a member of ASME, ACHIE, the Combustion Institute, Tau Beta Pi, and the Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (ILASS) and was past officer in the board of directors at ILASS. He was recognized as Engineer of the Year by ASME, Santa Clara Valley Section.

Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., PE, is the director of the John Zink Institute for the John Zink Company, LLC (Tulsa, Oklahoma), where he has been since 1998. He has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of industrial combustion, pollution control, and heat transfer and has authored more than 150 publications in those areas. Dr. Baukal serves as an adjunct instructor at Oral Roberts University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, and the University of Utah. He is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the Combustion Institute.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
SCI065000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical