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Unformatted text preview: Natural Oil Byproduct) to generate steam for the operation. The boiler is operated such that 85% of the total heat input to the boiler comes from coal; the remaining 15% of the heat input comes from NOB. The analyses of the fuels, including moisture and ash, are below. C H O S Moisture Ash Heating Value FUEL wt% wt% wt% wt% wt% wt% Btu/lb Illinois #5 Coal 61.31 4.31 16.95 2.89 5.05 9.49 10,904 NOB 75.12 11.94 11.39 0.97 0.00 0.58 16,490 Calculate the molar fraction of each element (C, H, O, S) fed to the boiler on a dry, ash-free basis....
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