The Fertilizer Manual, 3rd Edition, is a new, fully updated, comprehensive reference on the technology of fertilizer production. The manual contains engineering flow diagrams and process requirements for all major fertilizer processes including ammonia, urea, phosphates, potassium products and many others. Environmental considerations are addressed clearly. Equally important, the manual includes chapters on fertilizer use, production and distribution economics, raw materials, and the status of the fertilizer industry with demand-supply projections. Professionals involved with any phase of fertilizer production, use, marketing, or distribution will find this book valuable.Heavy fuel oil is preheated and pumped into the gas- ifier along with high- pressure steam and preheated oxygen from an air separation unit. ... efficiency of the nitrogen wash step in removing impurities and inerts, the synthesis step can be operated without gas purge and, consequently, with higher efficiency. ... The excess nitrogen is removed from the ammonia synthesis gas by a cryogenic condenser.
|Author||:||UN Industrial Development Organization|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1998-03-31|