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Clean Coal Technology is a course that describes a new generation of energy processes that sharply reduce air emissions and other pollutants from coal-burning power plants.

Course Outcome

After completing Clean Coal Technology, students will be equipped with a basic understanding of the following:

  • Combustion fundamentals
  • Conventional clean coal technologies
  • Advanced clean coal technologies
  • Advantages and disadvantages for each technology
  • Environmental impact for each technology
  • Cost economics for each technology
  • Outlook for the future

Module 1
An overview of combustion fundamentals

  • Reaction kinetics
  • Combustion chemistry
  • Flames
  • Power generation systems such as, gas-fired furnaces, premixed-charged engines, oil-fired furnaces, gas-turbines, direct injection engines, fixed-bed combustors, pulverized fuel combustors, and fluidized bed combustors

Module 2
Conventional
Technologies

  • Coal washing
  • Wet scrubbers
  • Low NOx (nitrogen oxide) burners
  • Electrostatic precipitators

Module 3
Oxy-fuel combustion

Module 4
Flue-gas separation

Module 5
Carbon dioxide capture technologies

Module 6
Carbon dioxide sequestration

Module 7
Environmental impact of advanced clean coal technologies

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Clean Coal Technology Online course
  • Course ID:
    234751
  • Duration:
    5 days
  • Price:
    $295