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Journal of Combustion
Volume 2012, Article ID 241587, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/241587
Research Article

Properties and Developments of Combustion and Gasification of Coal and Char in a CO2-Rich and Recycled Flue Gases Atmosphere by Rapid Heating

1Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
2College of Resources and Environmental Engineering, Liaoning Technical University, Fuxin 123000, China

Received 21 February 2012; Revised 27 April 2012; Accepted 2 May 2012

Academic Editor: Evangelos G. Giakoumis

Copyright © 2012 Zhigang Li et al. 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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