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Fuels and Combustion

Fuels and Combustion

Published by uLektz

Course Code : ULZHS0041
Author : uLektz
University : General for All University
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Engineering Chemistry
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
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Description :Fuels and Combustion of ULZHS0041 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by General for All University for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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1. Fuel-Introduction, Classification of fuels: Combustion of fuels

2. Solid fuels: Calorific value, Higher and lower calorific values, Determination of calorific value by Junker’s gas calorimeter, Boys calorimeter, Dulong’s formula, Bomb calorimeter

3. Coal: Analysis Of Coal-Proximate And Ultimate Analysis-Significance of the analyses, Carbonization, Manufacture of metallurgical coke

4. Liquid fuels: Petroleum, Refining of petroleum, Cracking, Synthesis of petrol by Fischer-Tropsch process, Manufacture of synthetic petrol (Bergius process), Knocking and anti knocking, Unleaded petrol, diesel fuel, kerosene

5. Octane Number

6. Gaseous Fuel: Natural gas, Producer gas, Water gas

7. Compressed natural gas (CNG), Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)

8. Power alcohol and biodiesel: Ignition temperature

9. Flue gas analysis (ORSAT Method): Biogas, Biomass and Biofuels

10. Explosives: introduction, classification, Examples: RDX, TNT and ammonium nitrite, Rocket fuels