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Design and selection of headers (manifold) and drums are made. The tube thickness, tube support, header, and drum details are calculated by considering the imposed stress and allowed stress of the chosen material. These calculations need to follow the governing boiler or fired pressure vessel code of the country where the boiler will be used. One of the most widely used codes is that of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The buyer will specify the applicable code for this design. An introduction to this is given in Chapter 17.
Its heating value is about 900 kJ/kg. Coal may have moisture in two forms: inherent and surface. , can be removed by air drying. However, the inherent moisture (Mi ), which is trapped in coal during its geological formation, is not released except during combustion. In any case, these two forms of moisture and that formed through combustion of hydrogen in the coal, contribute to the moisture in flue gas. b) Ash in Coal Ash comprises the inorganic solid residues left after the fuel is completely burned.
The gases from gas fields contain up to 75-98% methane. Natural gases from oil fields contain only 30--70% methane. Natural gas has a high heating value. Its lower heating value (LHV) is 36,600-54,400 kJ/Nm 3 . b) Synthetic Gas Coal gas and blast furnace gas are two principal types of synthetic gas. Those produced from coal include coke-oven gas, cracked gas, water gas, and producer gas. Blast furnace gas is a by-product of iron extraction in a blast furnace. Its main constituents are CO and H2.