The influence of the bulk density of the coal blend on the gross calorific value of blast furnace coke

Development, energy and resource saving in the chemical and food technologies
Proceedings of the 2nd International Scientific Conference «Chemical Technology and Engineering»: June 24–28, 2019, Lviv: Lviv Polytechnic National University, 2018, pp. 96–97


First and Last Name Academic degree E-mail Affiliation
Denis Miroshnichenko Ph.D. dvmir79 [at] National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic University"
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Igor Miroshnichenko No igor.miroshnichenko [at] National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic University"
Kharkiv, Ukraine

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First published on this website: 01.04.2019 - 13:14

It has been established that increasing the bulk density of the coal blend from 0.8 to 1.15 kg/m3 leads to an increase in the gross calotific value of blast-furnace coke by 0.05-0.12 MJ/kg.


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