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Pulverized coal combustion

Similar term(s): pc combustion , powdered coal, coal dust.

Definition:

Refers to any combustion process that uses very finely ground (pulverized) coal in the process. The coal powder is blown into the combustion zone of a furnace and burns more rapidly and efficiently because finely ground coal has more surface area per unit weight than larger particles.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) - Natural gas combined cycle (NGCC)

Translation(s):

Español: Combustión de carbón pulverizado
Français: Combustion de charbon pulvérisé
Nederlands: Verbranding van verpulverd kool

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