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I have attached a bibliography of resources on Kiln Design Construction. I thought that these texts below might be good ones to start with considering your question. Many of the Rakow’s materials are available for interlibrary loan such as non rare books and microforms, Interlibrary loan requests can be made at your local library.
Olsen, Frederick L. The kiln book. 4th ed. London: A&C Black; Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. 319 p.
"The most comprehensive book on kiln building available, all the essential information is provided on the all-important basics such as types of bricks, ceramic fiber, angle iron and other building materials, as well as chimneys, kiln design and draft and fuel choice. It covers all kiln types including gas, wood, oil, electric and various combinations of these, as well as being packed with plans, drawings and advice. It also gives you all the details needed and the finer points which are crucial for those building more ambitious kilns"--P.  of cover. Includes index.
Call Number: TP841 .O52 2011
Gregory, Ian. Alternative kilns. London: A & C Black ; Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 112 p. "Companion volume to Ian Gregory's previous book, Kiln building"--P.  of cover. Includes bibliographical references (p. 110) and index. (Ceramics handbooks.)
Call Number: TP841 .G82a
Gregory, Ian. Kiln Building. 2nd ed. London, England: A & C Black, 1995. 95 pp. (Ceramics handbooks) Note: Kiln planning, kiln types and design considerations, materials, construction methods and equipment, kiln plans, experimental kilns.