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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 217574, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/217574
Research Article

Performance of Pulverized Coal Combustion under High Temperature Air Diluted by Steam

Division of Energy and Furnace Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Received 10 December 2013; Accepted 3 March 2014; Published 25 March 2014

Academic Editors: T. Basak and C. J. Ho

Copyright © 2014 Mohsen Saffari Pour and Yang Weihong. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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