For three Hundred years coal fired boilers have been our main source of energy. More than half of world's electricty generation today is from coal fired power plants. From the small low pressure boilers in our houses to the high pressure large ultra supercritical thermal power plants, there are many types of boilers. Technology has changed from stoker fired to pulverized to circulating fluidized bed boilers.
Learn about these different types, changes in technology, advanced materials used and how they work. Get practical wisdom regarding design,safety, construction, operation and maintenance of coal fired boilers. Also learn about the pollution hazards of coal fired boilers and the technology to mitigate them.