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soft coal

n
(Geological Science) another name for bituminous coal
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bitu′minous coal′


n.
a soft coal rich in volatile hydrocarbons and tarry matter and burning with a yellow, smoky flame.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soft coal - rich in tarry hydrocarbonssoft coal - rich in tarry hydrocarbons; burns readily with a smoky yellow flame
cannel coal - a bituminous coal that burns with a luminous flame
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
sea coal - pulverized bituminous coal; used as a foundry facing
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In the current scenario, soft coal prices appear to be the only silver lining.
This will require the removal of brick kilns that burn soft coal; the banning of burning of crop residue after harvests; and strict regulation of motor vehicles, including rickshaws, pertaining to the fuels they use.
- Revise environmental taxes to reflect the amount of pollutants emitted: Raise the soft coal tax rate and lower the LNG tax rate, so that the soft coal contributions will be twice the LNG contributions
Per Ton Estimates: ARLP currently anticipates its average coal sales price per ton at the midpoint of its 2018 guidance ranges will be 2.0% to 3.0% lower than 2017 realizations, primarily reflecting soft coal market conditions during the first half of last year.
established an elastoplastic softening damage model for soft coal seams during hydraulic fracturing, which takes into consideration the lower elastic modulus and tensile strength and higher pore compressibility and plastic deformation.
G., Liu, J., "Effect of geostress on coal and gas outburst in the uncovering tectonic soft coal by cross-cut," Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 34 (2015): 305-312.
Based on the aforementioned studies, Wu [28] completed comprehensive laboratory and field application studies on the outburst risk prediction during the tunneling of soft coal seams and roadways using the continuous flow method; however, because of the complexity of field studies on outbursts, Wu obtained only the safety value of IGFB (32.30 L).
Soft coal burned fast, hard coal burned slow, but OSS coal burned destructively.
There were areas where no soft coal was allowed to be burned in homes or in businesses.
Thus, the modeling conducted in this work is carried out with the hard and soft coal seams respectively.