Advances in the Science of Victorian Brown Coal by Chun - Zhu Li

By Chun - Zhu Li

During the last decade, huge learn has been carried out just about coal as one of many world's top strength resources. the present and destiny prestige of this source is a subject of substantial curiosity to the most important international economies, together with the USA, Japan, China and Europe.

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8 (right). Clearly, even for the strong adsorption (mainly chemisorption), the heat of adsorption of methanol on Yalloum coal varies over a wide range, showing great difference from the bituminous coal. Water is another polar molecule used as a probe to investigate the surface structure of coal. Christie and Mainwaring [67] measured the heat of wetting of water for a series of unheated and preheated Victorian brown coal samples. 9. 40[PhOH])+constant (2-8) where the constant represents the contribution of other components not included in this idealised equation.

G. furans, diaryl, alkylaryl and dialkyl ethers) and carbonyls also exist in Victorian brown coal, although they are much less well studied than -COOH and -OH groups. g. by wet chemical analysis. 8 reactive ethers per 100 carbon atoms in the coal [51]. 6). 6, methyl (-CH3) and methylene (~CH2-) groups can be relatively easily quantified from the NMR spectra of coal. g. pyrolysis tars) is an important way to understand the functional groups in coal. For example, Nelson [109] found the presence of long chain (up to C30) aliphatic moieties in Yallourn brown coal by analysing its tar.

With a gas burette: Ar,R-OH + MBH4 — Ar,R-OM + BH3 + H2 (R2-6) Ar,R-COOH + MBH4 -^ Ar,R-COOM + BH3 + H2 (R2-7) where M represents Li, Na, K, n-Bu4N, etc. The distinction among the various functional groups is based on their reactivities (kinetics) towards various borohydrides. g. < 60 min), LiBH4 can be used to determine the total acidic groups (carboxyl and phenolic groups) while n-Bu4NBH4 can be used to determine the carboxyl groups [98]. The reactions of H2O and alcohol with the borohydrides are very slow.

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