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The John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook

Volume 2 Design and Operations, 2nd Edition

Edited by Charles E. Baukal Jr.

CRC Press

572 pages

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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 industr

Table of Contents

Safety. Combustion Controls. Blowers for Combustion Systems. Metallurgy. 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. Index.

About the Editor

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General