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Wood conserving cook stoves : a desing guide.




ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. INTRODUCTION. HOW TO USE THIS BOOK. HOW STOVES WORK. How wood burns. How heat is transferred. Conduction. Radiation. Convection. How heat is contained. Stove components. Traditional stoves. Simple metal stoves. HOW TO MAKE STOVES EFFICIENT. Conserving heat. Energy losses in stoves. Improving combustion efficiency. Using the heat from the gas stream. Minimizing heat loss from heating the stove. Minimizing heat losses from pots ans stove walls. Improving traditional stoves. Combustion chamber engineering. The chimney-and-damper approach. Improving combustion efficiency. Improving stove building materials. Cast iron, steel plate and sheet metal. Ceramic. Mud and brick. HOW TO BUILD FOUR STOVES. Lorena stove. Materials. Tools and equipment. Construction. Use of the stove. Smokeless chula. Materials. Construction. Use of the stove. Singer stove. Materials. Construction. Use of the stove. Sawdust cook stove. Materials. Tools and equipment. Construction. Use of the stove. HOW TO USE STOVES EFFICIENTLY. Choosing wood. Using wood. Dictionary of terms.

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