Coal science / edited by Martin L. Gorbaty, John W. Larsen, Irving Wender ; contributors, Robert M. Davidson [and others].
- Vol. 1. COAL PLASTICITY MECHANISM: INFERENCES FROM LIQUEFACTION STUDIES / Richard C. Neavel: Coal constitution -- Liquefaction -- Relationship between liquefaction and plasticity -- Role of vehicle -- Oxidation and "low-rank" oxygen -- Hydrogenation and dehydrogenation -- Heating rate -- Chemical additives -- THE PHYSICAL STRUCTURE OF COAL / Warren R. Grimes: Brief overview of physical structure -- The porous nature of coal -- Effects of heat on coal structure -- MAGNETIC RESONANCE STUDIES OF COAL / H.L. Retcofsky: The aromaticity of coal -- Free radicals in coal -- Preliminary ESR and NMR investigations of chinese coals: a cautionary note on coal structure studies -- ESR studies of respiratory-size coal particles -- MOLECULAR STRUCTURE OF COAL / Robert M. Davidson: Molecular weight of coal -- Carbon aromaticity -- Aromatic ring structures -- Aliphatic structures -- Low molecular weight compounds -- Free radicals -- Functional groups and heteroatoms -- Structural changes with rank -- Macromolecular skeletal structures -- THE REDUCTIVE ALKYLATION REACTION / Leon M. Stock: The Chemistry of the reaction -- Methods and procedures -- Applications of reduction, alkylation, and reductive alkylation., Vol. 2. THE SCIENCE OF MINERAL MATTER IN COAL / Stephen C. Mraw et al.: Mineral matter in coal: origin, characterization, and implications for coal-processing technologies -- Combustion -- Gasification and liquefaction -- Silicate chemistry at elevated temperature and its relevance to ash fusion phenomena -- CHEMISTRY OF HYDROGEN DONOR SOLVENTS / Bradley C. Bockrath: Solvent effects on dissolution rates and yields -- Solvent effects on product quality -- Chemical mechanisms of the actions of liquefaction solvents -- Evaluation of donor solvent quality -- THE ROLE OF NONCOVALENT BONDING IN COAL / Virgil I. Stenberg et al.: Hydrogen bonding -- Charge transfer interactions in coals -- Related studies on petroleum products -- Effect of hydrogen bonding and [pi]-[pi] interactions on physical properties of coal and coal-derived liquids -- SOLVENT EXTRACTION OF COAL / Janet R. Pullen: Solvent properties and coal solubility -- Physical aspects of dissolution -- Chemistry of coal-solvent interactions -- Catalytic effects during coal conversion -- Effects of coal characteristics on coal conversion -- Solubilization of coal -- Supercritical gas extraction -- Solvent extraction technology., and Vol. 3. FISCHER-TROPSCH SYNTHESIS AND SOME RELATED HETEROGENEOUS REACTIONS / V. Ponec: Adsorption of reaction components -- Intermediates and mechanisms of the FTS of hydrocarbons -- Kinetics and product distribution -- Some particular catalytic effects -- Some problems of the activity of metals -- Synthesis of oxygenates -- AN ESSAY ON THE ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY OF COAL / Peter H. Given: Peat accumulation: the origins of coals -- Geological factors in coal chemistry -- Organic geochemistry of the precursors of coal macerals -- Soluble biological markers in coals -- Structural features of vitrinite macerals -- Functional groups -- Extractability of coals and reduction products: the extracts -- Molecular weight determination for coal derivatives -- The structure of coal: an attempt at a new synthesis -- Some further comments on the geochemistry of macerals -- Three major studies of coal geochemistry -- A few remarks on the geochemistry of mineral matter in coals -- The principal new developments -- OXYGEN IN COALS AND COAL-DERIVED LIQUIDS / P. Zhou, O.C. Dermer, and B.L. Crynes: Oxygen in coal structures -- Oxygen in coal-derived liquids -- Role of oxygen functionalities in coal liquefaction -- Thermal reactions of oxygen compounds related to coals and coal liquids -- Catalytic hydrogenolysis of oxygen compounds in coal liquids -- Hydrogen consumption and coke formation in coal liquid upgrading -- Alternative methods for removing oxygen compounds from coal-derived liquids -- COAL CONVERSION IN CARBON MONOXIDE-WATER SYSTEMS / David S. Ross: Aqueous coal conversions -- Conversion mechanism.
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- Includes bibliographies and index.
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