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Management of Ultra-supercritical Coal Power Plants

The continued use of coal as a means of generating electricity and an increasing demand for cleaner, more efficient energy production has led to advances in power plant technology.

Ultra-supercritical coal power plants reviews the engineering, operation, materials and performance of ultra-supercritical coal power plants.

Following a chapter introducing advanced and ultra-supercritical coal power plants, part one goes on to explore the operating environments, materials and engineering of ultra-supercritical coal power plants. Chapters discuss the impacts of steam conditions on plant materials and operation, fuel considerations and burner design, and materials and design for boilers working under supercritical steam conditions.

Ultra-supercritical coal power plants published by Woodhead Publishing.

Chapters in part two focus on improving ultra-supercritical coal power plant performance and operability. Ash fouling, deposition and slagging in ultra-supercritical coal power plants are highlighted along with pollution control measures and the estimation, management and extension of the life of ultra-supercritical power plants. Further chapters provide an economic and engineering analysis of a 700°C advanced ultra-supercritical pulverised coal power plant and discuss CO2 capture-ready ultra-supercritical coal power plants.

Ultra-supercritical coal power plants is a comprehensive technical reference for power plant operators and engineers, high-temperature materials scientists, professionals in the power industry who require an understanding of ultra-supercritical coal power plants and researchers and academics interested in the field.

Professor Dongke Zhang is a Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Energy at The University of Western Australia, Australia.

Ultra-supercritical coal power plants: Materials, technologies and optimisation (ISBN 978 0 85709 116 1) is published at £130.00/ US$220.00/ €155.00 (plus p&p) by Woodhead Publishing Limited.

Based in Cambridge, England, Woodhead Publishing is a leading international publisher of Energy and Environmental Technology books. Further details of Woodhead Publishing titles can be found online at www.woodheadpublishing.com.

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