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Paper gives a review of the most important results of extensive and wide-ranging research program on R&D of FBC combustion technology in the Laboratory for Thermal Engineering and Energy of the VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences. Paper presents detailed overview of R&D activities from the beginning in the second half of the 1970’ up to present days. These activities encompass applied research achievements in the field of characterization of limestones and bed agglomeration and sintering and modeling of overall processes during FBC combustion, all of which have facilitated the R&D of the FBC technology. Attention is also given to steady-state combustion testing of a wide-range of fuels (coals, liquid fuels, biomass, waste solid and liquid materials, etc.) in our FB combustor and development of original methodology for testing the suitability of fuels for FBC combustion, as well as specific achievements in the area of technology application in Serbia. [Projects of the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Grants no. 42008 and 42011]
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2019, VOLUME 23, ISSUE Supplement 5, PAGES [S1655 - S1667]
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