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Nucleonic methods for the measurement of coal and ash

Nucleonic methods for the measurement of coal and ash

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Published by Commission of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.S. Wykes... [et al.].
SeriesTechnical coal research
ContributionsWykes, J. S.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14937053M
ISBN 100119717271

Coal analysis techniques are specific analytical methods designed to measure the particular physical and chemical properties of coals. These methods are used primarily to determine the suitability of coal for coking, power generation or for iron ore smelting in the manufacture of steel. The physical and chemical propenies of coal ash are determined by reactions thar occur during the high-temperamre combustion of the coal and subsequent cooling of the flue gas. A consider­ able amount of research has gone into understanding how coal ash forms, its characteristics, and how it weathers in the environment.

Extractable ash can be the result of soil remaining in the biomass. Refer to LAP “Total Mass Closure” for information on where to utilize this procedure. This procedure is substantially similar to ASTM Standard Method Number E “Standard Method for the Determination of Ash in Biomass” Radioactivity measurement and analysis of food products/water samples and other commodities; Radioactivity measurement of coal, fly ash, rock sulphate, phosphogypsum, heavy minerals and ores, sediment, soil, beach sand, ceramic refractory materials, sludge and such other; Radioactivity measurement of sample from metal scrap indusry (raw, semi.

Rapid and accurate measurement of coal quality has great significance for efficient use of coal at thermal power plants. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) combined with chemometric methods has many unique advantages in coal analysis. In this study, four calibration models, based on partial least sq. Relation between Coal and Fly Ash Mineralogy, Based on Quantitative X-Ray Diffraction Methods Colin R. Ward1 and David French2 Co-operative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development: 1School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales.


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Nucleonic methods for the measurement of coal and ash Download PDF EPUB FB2

This technique is probably the most common nucleonic method for on-the-belt determination of ash content in coal. Ash content is determined by measuring the transmission through coal of narrow beams of low and high-energy gamma rays (Fig.

The absorption of the lower energy gamma rays depends on ash content, due to its higher average atomic number than File Size: 2MB. This book discusses the technological importance of the measurement of the physical properties of coal.

Organized into four parts encompassing 19 chapters, this volume starts with an overview of the petrographic analysis of coal wherein it involves two distinctive methods, namely, the reflected light and the transmitted light Edition: 1.

Continuous measurement of both solids weight fraction and ash content of coal in slurries is required for optimisation of the flotation circuits. The preferred technique combines neutron moderation, gamma-ray transmission, X-ray scatter and X-ray fluorescence.

A new method of estimating the liquidus temperature of coal ash slag using ash composition. Chemical Engineering Science, DOI: / Binbin Zhang, Zhongjie Shen, Qinfeng Liang, Jianliang Xu, Haifeng by:   2. The determination of ash in coal by backscatter gamma technique Principle.

The gamma–gamma technique for the determination of ash in coal was described in an earlier publication. The intensity of a backscatter gamma-ray spectrum at higher energies (> keV) is determined by the density of coal, and at low energies by both the density and its Cited by: 7.

sintering temperature. Techniques used for coal ash include: compressive strength, thermal conductivity, thermo-mechanical analysis and pressure drop measurement.

The use of a Thermo-Mechanical Analyser (TMA) seems to have proven itself as the most precise method to determine the sintering temperature of an ash sample The sintering. The bituminous coal samples were analyzed using the technique of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS).

The fraction of the ash content of the coal was spectroscopically determined by a technique requiring only two measurements of the LIBS spectrum of the coal, and the results were compared to the ash fraction determined by actual ashing of the coal in a. coal ash 58 Major measurements 46 Table 8 – Major inorganic constituents of coal ash 58 Table 9 – Analytical methods for major and minor elemental oxides in coal and coal combustion residues method provides a more stable sample, the air-dried sample, when tests for nitrogen, pH, cation exchange, and the like are to be made.

Methods C and D — Ash content of a peat or organic soil sample is determined by igniting the oven-dried sample from the moisture content determination in a muffle furnace at °C (Method C) or °C. EPA also endorses the use of pozzolans, such as coal ash, as the preferred method for stabilizing certain metal-bearing wastes.

EPA published a summary of information pertaining to coal combustion products use in an environmental fact sheet, Guideline for Purchasing Cement and Concrete Containing Fly Ash (EPA SW, January ).

coal grading, Ashcoal, Ash ≥8 but coal, Ash ≥12 but coal and Ash >16% for poor coal [13].The average ash content of coal of Jamalgonj, Barapukuria, Khalasphir, Phulbari and Dighipara are,and % respectively and the grade.

A portable nucleonic instrument was developed for the determination of coal ash on the coal face or the surface of coal stockpiles. The instrument employs the backscattered gamma–gamma technique.

There are two γ -ray sources used in this instrument: a MBq Ba source as the primary source of radiation and a 37 kBq Cs for gain stabilization. The measurement of coal is carried out using the activation method.

Individual elements included in coal, under the influence of neutron with energies of 1 - 10 MeV they generate a characteristic energy spectrum. Through his examination it can be determined the content of coal, ash, moisture and calorific value of the examined coal.

These and other toxicants in coal ash can cause cancer and neurological damage in humans. They can also harm and kill wildlife, especially fish and other water-dwelling species. Coal ash is the second-largest industrial waste stream in the U.S., after mining wastes.4 Coal ash is disposed in approximately 2, The GammaScan non-nucleonic coal analyzer, measures total ash in coal, in real time, on a conveyor belt.

As such, it does not require a radioactive source. Ash content is calculated by measuring changes in natural background radiation emitted by coal. Gamma radiation is predominantly emitted by elements Uranium (U), Potassium (K) and Thorium.

D Test Method for Moisture in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke. D Test Method for Ash in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke from Coal. D Practice for Calculating Coal and Coke Analyses from As-Determined to Different Bases.

D Test Methods for Loss on Ignition (LOI) of Solid Combustion Residues. D Test Methods for. A crucible can be used to determine the percentage of ash contained in an otherwise burnable sample of material such as coal, wood, oil, rubber or plastics. The ISO mandates ash content determination for most foodstuffs.

Examples include ISO Cereals, pulses and by-products — Determination of ash yield by incineration. Mona, F. Marenco, in Volcanic Ash, Intensive Optical Parameters. Ash content is indeed the most pressing information for aviation, policymakers, and local environment managers and measurements of depolarization ratio are the most relevant to identify ash in lidar signals.

Some methods were developed after the Icelandic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull to detect and. This specification covers coal fly ash and raw or calcined natural pozzolan for use in concrete where cementitious or pozzolanic action, or both, is desired, or where other properties normally attributed to fly ash or pozzolans may be desired, or where both objectives are to be achieved.

Analysis of Ash and Minerals. Introduction. The “ash content” is a measure of the total amount of minerals present within a food, whereas the “mineral content” is a measure of the amount of specific inorganic components present within a food, such as Ca, Na, K and ination of the ash and mineral content of foods is important for a number of reasons.

coal ash bv AAS. Coal ash in weighed. ( to 1 g.) in to Pt dish. Demineralised water, 10 ml, HXO, 10 ml and LIP 10 ml are added to the dish. The dish is covered and allowed to stand overnight, then 7 ml of HCIO, is added to the dish.

The dish is covered, placed on a steam bath for 1 hour to fume off the acids to drvness. 25 ml of water.C Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Hydraulic Cement. C Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Aggregates. C/CM Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Fly Ash or Natural Pozzolans for Use in Portland-Cement Concrete.

C Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete.in deep coal mines and nucleonic control systems for ash in coal control are discussed in the paper. Other applications of nuclear techniques reviewed, concern .