Written in a student-friendly manner, the book begins with the introduction to fuels, furnaces and refractories. It further exposes the reader to the different types of fuels with their testing methods. Besides covering the recent developments in the field of non-recovery coke ovens, dry coke cooling, use of coal in DRI and blast furnace, and new energy recovery system, the book also covers all the aspects of refractory systems. For better understanding of the text, the book includes a large number of illustrations. The book also facilitates a thorough understanding of different environmental issues associated with the use of fuel. Finally, the reader is made familiar with the Indian industrial scenario regarding fuels, furnaces and refractories.
The book is designed as a textbook for the undergraduate students of metallurgical and material engineering, and ceramic engineering. However, the book can also be used as a reference by the undergraduate students of chemical engineering.
• Line diagrams and graphs are in simple form for the students to grasp.
• Numerical problems with solutions to help students enhance their learning skills.
• Includes different testing methods to help in better understanding of the materials.
• Gives a number of review questions at the end of each chapter.