Monthly Archives: February 2013

Clean Coal and South Africa

The University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits’) Professor Rosemary Falcon has been awarded the National Research Foundation (NRF) research chair in clean coal technology.  The chair entails being responsible for research in clean coal technology, which includes undertaking own research and supervising postgraduate research students as well as lecturing. Coal in South Africa is different from Continue Reading

Optimal Combustion Processes – Fuels & Excess Air.

Interesting article found at Stable combustion conditions requires the right amounts of fuels and oxygen. The combustion products are heat energy, carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrogen, and other gases (excluding oxygen). In theory there is a specific amount of oxygen needed to completely burn a given amount of fuel.  In practice, burning conditions are never Continue Reading