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Title: Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant. Final Report. Volume III. Appendices

Abstract

The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a contract to Burns and Roe, Inc. in January 1977 for the Conceptual Design of an Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Combustion (AFBC) Electric Power Generating Plant. The results of an Interim Report, issued in March 1978, indicate that fluidized-bed technology, as presently developed, offers a potential near term solution to the problems associated with the use of noncompliance coals that may be economically attractive to the electric power utilities. Its successful implementation, thus, has great potential economic benefits to the industry as well as the strategic interests of the country in reducing the dependence on petroleum products. Based on the findings presented in the Interim Report, DOE authorized Burns and Roe to proceed with further detailed investigations in a number of areas. The appendices to the final report contain information on: coal and limestone preparation; fluidized-bed combustor performance; boiler design, performance, and cost; the development of model facilities for boiler performance testing; projections on the limestone feed requirements for a 600 MWe AFBC plant using subbituminous western coal; testing with such coals; and limestone availability in the US. (LCL)

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Burns and Roe, Inc., Woodbury, NY (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5817106
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 5817106
Report Number(s):
FE-2455-27(Vol.3)
DOE Contract Number:  
EF-77-C-01-2455
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; BOILERS; DESIGN; ECONOMICS; PERFORMANCE; COAL; FLUIDIZED-BED COMBUSTION; FLUIDIZED-BED COMBUSTORS; FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; GRAPHS; LIMESTONE; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; CARBONATE ROCKS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; COMBUSTION; COMBUSTORS; DATA; DATA FORMS; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; INFORMATION; NUMERICAL DATA; OXIDATION; POLLUTION CONTROL; POWER PLANTS; RESERVOIR ROCK; ROCKS; SEDIMENTARY ROCKS; THERMAL POWER PLANTS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES 200104* -- Fossil-Fueled Power Plants-- Components

Citation Formats

Kimel, E., Panico, S., Bianchini, J., Novack, M., Armstrong, J., and Wysocki, J. Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant. Final Report. Volume III. Appendices. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Kimel, E., Panico, S., Bianchini, J., Novack, M., Armstrong, J., & Wysocki, J. Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant. Final Report. Volume III. Appendices. United States.
Kimel, E., Panico, S., Bianchini, J., Novack, M., Armstrong, J., and Wysocki, J. Thu . "Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant. Final Report. Volume III. Appendices". United States.
@article{osti_5817106,
title = {Conceptual design of an AFBC electric power generating plant. Final Report. Volume III. Appendices},
author = {Kimel, E. and Panico, S. and Bianchini, J. and Novack, M. and Armstrong, J. and Wysocki, J.},
abstractNote = {The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a contract to Burns and Roe, Inc. in January 1977 for the Conceptual Design of an Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Combustion (AFBC) Electric Power Generating Plant. The results of an Interim Report, issued in March 1978, indicate that fluidized-bed technology, as presently developed, offers a potential near term solution to the problems associated with the use of noncompliance coals that may be economically attractive to the electric power utilities. Its successful implementation, thus, has great potential economic benefits to the industry as well as the strategic interests of the country in reducing the dependence on petroleum products. Based on the findings presented in the Interim Report, DOE authorized Burns and Roe to proceed with further detailed investigations in a number of areas. The appendices to the final report contain information on: coal and limestone preparation; fluidized-bed combustor performance; boiler design, performance, and cost; the development of model facilities for boiler performance testing; projections on the limestone feed requirements for a 600 MWe AFBC plant using subbituminous western coal; testing with such coals; and limestone availability in the US. (LCL)},
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