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2nd Edition

The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook
Three-Volume Set

ISBN 9781439839614
Published November 12, 2013 by CRC Press
1184 Pages 982 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Despite the length of time it has been around, its importance, and vast amounts of research, combustion is still far from being completely understood. Issues regarding the environment, cost, and fuel consumption add further complexity, particularly in the process and power generation industries. Dedicated to advancing the art and science of industrial combustion, The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition covers the fundamental concepts and theory, design and operations, and important industry applications. Now in three volumes, this second edition of the bestselling handbook has been completely updated and expanded to provide an up-to-date look at industrial combustion.

Under the leadership of Charles E. Baukal, Jr., top engineers and technologists from John Zink Hamworthy Combustion offer insights on a wide range of topics. Volume 1 introduces the interdisciplinary fundamentals, including chemistry, fluid flow, and heat transfer. A field manual for operators, engineers, and managers, Volume 2 looks at equipment design and operations, from testing to installation and maintenance to troubleshooting. Building on the first two volumes, Volume 3 examines industry applications such as process burners, boiler burners, process flares, thermal oxidizers, and vapor control.

What’s New in This Edition - Highlights

  • Extensive updates and revisions throughout, reflecting new standards, energy sources, processes, and conservation concerns
  • Updated information on HPI/CPI industries, including alternative fuels, advanced refining techniques, emissions standards, and new technologies
  • New practices in coal combustion, such as gasification
  • The latest developments in cold-flow modeling, CFD-based modeling, and mathematical modeling
  • Greater coverage of pollution emissions and NOx reduction techniques
  • New material on combustion diagnostics, testing, and training
  • Expanded coverage of flares, thermal oxidizers, and commercial and utility boiler burners
  • More property data useful for the design and operation of combustion equipment
  • Coverage of metallurgy, refractories, blowers, and vapor control equipment

This second edition continues to provide the comprehensive coverage, up-to-date information, and visual presentation that made the first edition an industry standard. Featuring color illustrations and photographs throughout, this definitive guide helps you broaden your understanding of industrial combustion to better meet the challenges of this dynamic field.

For more information about the individual volumes in the The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook, Second Edition, see:

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Fundamentals

Refining and Petrochemical Industries
Combustion Fundamentals
Solid Fuel Combustion in Suspension
Catalytic Combustion
Heat Transfer
Flare Radiation
Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
Oil Atomization
Cold Flow Modeling
Thermal Efficiency
CFD-Based Combustion Modeling
Pollutant Emissions
NOx Emissions
Combustion Training

Volume 2: Design and Operations

Combustion Controls
Blowers for Combustion Systems
Refractory for Combustion Systems
Burner Design
Combustion Diagnostics
Burner Testing
Flare Testing
Thermal Oxidizer Testing
Burner Installation and Maintenance
Burner/Heater Operations
Burner Troubleshooting
Flare Operations and Troubleshooting
Thermal Oxidizer Installation and Maintenance
Thermal Oxidizer Operations and Troubleshooting
Appendix A: Units and Conversions
Appendix B: Physical Properties of Materials
Appendix C: Properties of Gasses and Liquids
Appendix D: Properties of Solids

Volume 3: Applications

Process Burners
Oil Burners
Burners and Combustion for Industrial and Utility Boilers
Duct Burners
Process Heaters
Air Heaters
Thermal Oxidizer Basics
Thermal Oxidizer Control and Configurations
Selected Pollution Control Equipment
Flare Ignition Systems
Biogas Flaring
Flare Gas Recovery
Hydrocarbon Vapor Control Technology
Marine and Offshore Applications

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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 for Oral Roberts University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, and the University of Utah. He is the author or editor of thirteen books in the field of industrial combustion.