Air Pollution Control A Design Approach

ISBN-10: 1577662180
ISBN-13: 9781577662181
Edition: 3rd 2002
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List price: $94.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 739
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Preface to the Third Editionp. xvii
Preface to the Second Editionp. xix
An Overviewp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Definitions and Types of Pollutantsp. 2
Pollutants of Global Concernp. 6
Legislative and Regulatory Trends in the United Statesp. 16
The Ideal Gas Law and Concentration Measurements in Gasesp. 29
Other Applications of the Ideal Gas Lawp. 33
Gas Flow Measurementp. 36
Causes, Sources, and Effectsp. 45
National Air Quality Trendsp. 58
Problemsp. 63
Referencesp. 67
What Is Process Design?p. 71
Introductionp. 71
General Design Considerationsp. 73
Engineering Economicsp. 83
Control Equipment Cost Estimationp. 89
Preliminary Fixed Capital Cost Estimates for Pollution Control Projectsp. 92
Annual Operating Cost Estimatesp. 94
Problemsp. 95
Referencesp. 98
Particulate Matterp. 99
Introductionp. 99
Characteristics of Particlesp. 99
Particulate Behavior in Fluidsp. 108
Overview of Particulate Control Equipmentp. 117
Problemsp. 120
Referencesp. 122
Cyclonesp. 123
Introductionp. 123
Theoryp. 126
Design Considerationsp. 129
Costsp. 140
Problemsp. 143
Referencesp. 146
Electrostatic Precipitatorsp. 147
Introductionp. 147
Theoryp. 149
Design Considerationsp. 154
Costsp. 169
Problemsp. 171
Referencesp. 174
Fabric Filtersp. 177
Introductionp. 177
Theoryp. 178
Design Considerationsp. 184
Costsp. 200
Problemsp. 203
Referencesp. 207
Particulate Scrubbersp. 209
Introductionp. 209
Theory and Design Considerationsp. 217
Other Considerationsp. 228
Costsp. 234
Problemsp. 235
Referencesp. 237
Auxiliary Equipment: Hoods, Ducts, Fans, and Coolersp. 239
Introductionp. 239
Hoodsp. 239
Ductsp. 243
Fansp. 254
Cooling Hot Airstreamsp. 271
Costsp. 277
Problemsp. 288
Referencesp. 289
A Particulate Control Problemp. 291
Introductionp. 291
Problem Statementp. 292
Options for Final Controlp. 293
Major Items of Equipmentp. 295
Summaryp. 303
Referencesp. 305
Propertives of Gases and Vaporsp. 307
Introductionp. 307
Vapor Pressurep. 308
Diffusivitiesp. 311
Gas-Liquid and Gas-Solid Equilibriap. 312
Chemical Reactionsp. 314
Problemsp. 319
Referencesp. 320
VOC Incineratorsp. 321
Introductionp. 321
Theoryp. 323
Design Considerationsp. 335
Costsp. 352
Problemsp. 355
Referencesp. 358
Gas Adsorptionp. 361
Introductionp. 361
Adsorption Theoryp. 363
Physical Properties of Adsorbentsp. 368
Fixed-Bed Adsorption Systemsp. 370
Design of Fixed-Bed Carbon Adsorption Systemsp. 377
Economics of Fixed-Bed Adsorption Systemsp. 383
Fluidized-Bed Adsorbersp. 387
Problemsp. 389
Referencesp. 391
Gas Absorptionp. 393
Introductionp. 393
Absorption Tower Designp. 394
Estimating the Cost of Absorption Towersp. 419
Stripping Operationsp. 423
Problemsp. 424
Referencesp. 427
Biological Control of VOCs and Odorsp. 429
Introductionp. 429
Theory and Descriptive Informationp. 432
Key Considerations in the Design and Operation of Biofiltersp. 442
Problemsp. 455
Referencesp. 457
Control of Sulfur Oxidesp. 459
Introductionp. 459
Overview of Control Strategiesp. 460
Limestone Scrubbingp. 473
Costsp. 487
Problemsp. 490
Referencesp. 491
Control of Nitrogen Oxidesp. 493
Introductionp. 493
Chemistry of NO[subscript x] Formationp. 496
NO[subscript x] Control: Stationary Sourcesp. 507
Costsp. 516
Problemsp. 517
Referencesp. 518
A Vapor Control Problemp. 521
Introductionp. 521
Problem Statementp. 521
Selecting a Design Flow Ratep. 528
Carbon Adsorption Systemp. 530
Thermal Incineration Systemp. 530
Catalytic Incineration Systemp. 531
Biofilter Systemp. 531
Summaryp. 532
Mobile Sources: An Overviewp. 533
Introductionp. 533
Magnitude of the Problemp. 535
Characteristics of Engines in Mobile Sourcesp. 540
Vehicle Emissions and Emission Controlsp. 547
Other Measures for Control of Air Pollution from Vehiclesp. 561
Problemsp. 565
Referencesp. 567
Air Pollution and Meteorologyp. 569
Introductionp. 569
General Atmospheric Circulation Patternsp. 570
Local Circulation Effectsp. 577
Atmospheric Stability and Vertical Mixingp. 578
Photochemistry and Smogp. 588
Meteorology and Air Pollutionp. 601
Problemsp. 603
Referencesp. 604
Atmospheric Dispersion Modelingp. 607
Introductionp. 607
A Physical Explanation of Dispersionp. 609
The Gaussian Modelp. 611
Tall Stacks and Plume Risep. 626
Computer Programs for Dispersion Modeling (Point Sources)p. 637
Mobile Sources and Line Source Modelsp. 638
Problemsp. 643
Referencesp. 646
Indoor Air Quality and Controlp. 649
Introductionp. 649
Some Pollutants of Concernp. 651
Source Control and Ventilationp. 657
Material Balance Models for Indoor Air Qualityp. 660
Practical Solutions to IAQ Problemsp. 667
Case Studiesp. 670
Problemsp. 672
Referencesp. 673
Appendixesp. 675
Conversion Factorsp. 676
Properties of Air and Other Materialsp. 679
Some Properties of a Gaussian Distributionp. 696
Computer Programsp. 700
Practice Problems (with solutions) in Air Quality for the P.E. Examination in Environmental Engineeringp. 706
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 722
Indexp. 727
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