Leading pollution control educators and practicing professionals describe how various combinations of different cutting-edge process systems can be arranged to solve air, noise, and thermal pollution problems. Each chapter discusses in detail a variety of process combinations, along with technical and economic evaluations, and presents explanations of the principles behind the designs, as well as numerous variant designs useful to practicing engineers. The emphasis throughout is on developing the necessary engineering solutions from fundamental principles of chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The authors also include extensive references, cost data, design methods, guidance on the installation and operation of various air pollution control process equipment and systems, and Best Available Technologies (BAT) for air thermal and noise pollution control.
Atmospheric Modeling and Dispersion Lawrence K. Wang and Chein-Chi Chang Air Quality Management Air Quality Indices Dispersion of Airborne Effluents Nomenclature References Desulfurization and Emissions Control Lawrence K. Wang, Clint Williford, and Wei-Yin Chen Introduction Sulfur Oxides and Hydrogen Sulfide Pollution US Air Quality Act and SOx Emission Control Plan Desulfurization Through Coal Cleaning Desulfurization Through Vehicular Fuel Cleaning Desulfurization Through Coal Liquefaction, Gasification, and Pyrolysis Desulfurization Through Coal-Limestone Combustion Hydrogen Sulfide Reduction by Emerging Technologies 'Wet' Flue Gas Desulfurization Using Lime and Limestone Emerging 'Wet' Sulfur Oxide Reduction Technologies Emerging 'Dry' Sulfur Oxides Reduction Technologies and Others Practical Examples Summary Nomenclature References Carbon Sequestration Robert L. Kane and Daniel E. Klein Introduction Development of a Carbon Sequestration Road Map Terrestrial Sequestration CO2 Separation and Capture Geologic Sequestration Options Ocean Sequestration Chemical and Biological Fixation and Reuse Concluding Thoughts Nomenclature Acknowledgment References Control of NOx During Stationary Combustion James T. Yeh and Wei-Yin Chen Introduction The 1990 Clean Air Act NOx Control Technologies Results of Recent Demonstration Plants on NOx Control Future Regulation Considerations Future Technology Developments in Multipollutant Control References Control of Heavy Metals in Emission Streams L. Yu Lin and Thomas C. Ho Introduction Principle and Theory Control Device of Heavy Metals Metal Emission Control Examples Nomenclature References Ventilation andAir Conditioning Zucheng Wu and Lawrence K. Wang Air Ventilation and Circulation Ventilation Requirements Ventilation Fans Hood and Duct Design Air Conditioning Design Examples Health Concern and Indoor Pollution Control Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Nomenclature Acknowledgments References Indoor Air Pollution Control Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh and Yung-Tse Hung Indoor Air Quality: Increasing Public Health Concern Indoor Air Pollution and Health Effects Indoor Air Pollution Regulatory and Nonregulatory Measures for Indoor Air Quality Management References Odor Pollution Control Toshiaki Yamamoto, Masaaki Okubo, Yung-Tse Hung, and Ruihong Zhang Introduction Nonbiological Method Biological Method Nomenclature References Radon Pollution Control Ali Gokmen, Inci G. Gokmen, and Yung-Tse Hung Introduction Instrumental Methods of Radon Measurement Health Effects of Radon Radon Mitigation in Domestic Properties References Cooling of Thermal Discharges Yung-Tse Hung, James Eldridge, Jerry R. Taricska, and Kathleen Hung Li Introduction Cooling Ponds Cooling Towers Nomenclature Glossary Acknowledgment References Performance and Costs of Air Pollution Control Technologies Lawrence K. Wang, Jiann-Long Chen, and Yung-Tse Hung Introduction Technical Considerations Energy and Cost Considerations for Minor Point Source Controls Energy and Cost Considerations for Major Point Source Controls Energy and Cost Considerations for Area Source Controls Capital Costs in Current Dollars Annualized Operating Costs Cost Adjustments and Considerations Practice Examples Nomenclature References Appendix: Conversion Factors Noise
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