A short course on

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Coal provides almost 40% of the world’s energy needs. Conventional combustion using pulverized coal is still the most widely used conversion technology for coal. But despite improvements over several decades, achievable efficiency has been somewhat limited. Additionally, there is now increasing focus on the pollution from conventional conversion technologies. As a result, considerable R&D is being carried out worldwide on more efficient use of coal – from improving the efficiency of power generation to use of coals in fuel cells, for production of chemicals and liquid fuels, co-processing with minerals and to manufacture of other products such as carbon fibers. The short course will cover the past use, research and development in new coal conversion technologies, their potential applications and challenges to overcome. The course will also cover the techno-economics of the different processes currently under development.


Advanced Coal Utilization: Current Status and Future Prospects

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