This new edition is a summary of author Dr. John T. Riley’s knowledge, experience and three decades of work in coal science. This user’s manual is guidance for the use of ASTM coal standards including both setting up the laboratory for the tests and also the training of staff in fuel testing laboratories. With the latest information available on routine coal and coke analysis, discussions of new standards, presentation of revised standards, this manual is the most current and comprehensive resource available to interested engineers and laboratory personnel.
Classification of Coals by Rank
Microcomponents in Coal
Calculating Coal Analysis from as Determined to Different bases
New Developments in Instrumentation for Routine Coal Analysis
Author and Professor Dr. Riley is an active participant of ASTM’s International Committee D05 on Coal and Coke and has conducted funded research in coal and fuel science.