Air Pollution Control Engineering

Third Edition

Author: Noel de Nevers

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478634731

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 598

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Engineers in multiple disciplines—environmental, chemical, civil, and mechanical—contribute to our understanding of air pollution control. To that end, Noel de Nevers has incorporated these multiple perspectives into an engaging and accessible overview of the subject. While based on the fundamentals of chemical engineering, the book is accessible to any reader with only one year of college chemistry. In addition to detailed discussions of individual air pollutants and the theory and practice of air pollution control devices, de Nevers devotes seven chapters to topics that influence device selection and design, such as atmospheric models and U.S. air pollution law. The Third Edition’s many in-text examples and end-of-chapter problems provide a more complex treatment of the concepts presented. Significant updates include more discussion on the problem of greenhouse gas emissions and a thorough look at the Volkswagen diesel-emission scandal.

Air Pollution Control Engineering

Second Edition

Author: Noel de Nevers

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478608471

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 586

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Air pollution control can be approached from a number of different engineering disciplines environmental, chemical, civil, and mechanical. To that end, Noel de Nevers has written an engaging overview of the subject. While based on the fundamentals of chemical engineering, the treatment is accessible to readers with only one year of college chemistry. In addition to discussions of individual air pollutants and the theory and practice of air pollution control devices, de Nevers devotes about half the book to topics that influence device selection and design, such as atmospheric models and U.S. air pollution law. The generous number of end-of-chapter problems are designed to develop more complex thinking about the concepts presented and integrate them with readers personal experienceincreasing the likelihood of deeper understanding.

Air Pollution Control Engineering

Author: Noel De Nevers

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 586

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This text covers the whole air pollution field, from an engineering perspective. The principal topics are control devices and their theory. The book uses many more examples than other texts to help the student see the magnitudes of important quantities and to show and practice the practical application of theoretical treatments presented. The other half is devoted to topics that form some of the background for the selection of such devices, i.e., air pollution effects, the structure of U.S. air pollution law, atmospheric models, etc.

Air Pollution Control

A Design Approach, Fourth Edition

Author: C. David Cooper,F. C. Alley

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478637609

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 839

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A 25-year tradition of excellence is extended in the Fourth Edition of this highly regarded text. In clear, authoritative language, the authors discuss the philosophy and procedures for the design of air pollution control systems. Their objective is twofold: to present detailed information on air pollution and its control, and to provide formal design training for engineering students. New to this edition is a comprehensive chapter on carbon dioxide control, perhaps the most critical emerging issue in the field. Emphasis is on methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the technologies for carbon capture and sequestration. An expanded discussion of control technologies for coal-fired power plants includes details on the capture of NOx and mercury emissions. All chapters have been revised to reflect the most recent information on U.S. air quality trends and standards. Moreover, where available, equations for equipment cost estimation have been updated to the present time. Abundant illustrations clarify the concepts presented, while numerous examples and end-of-chapter problems reinforce the design principles and provide opportunities for students to enhance their problem-solving skills.

Environmental Pollution Control Engineering

Author: C. S. Rao

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122418354

Category: Pollution

Page: 442

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This Revised Edition Of The Book On Environmental Pollution Control Engineering Features A Systematic And Thorough Treatment Of The Principles Of The Origin Of Air, Water And Land Pollutants, Their Effect On The Environment And The Methods Available To Control Them. The Demographic And Environmental Trends, Energy Consumption Patterns And Their Impact On The Environment Are Clearly Discussed. Application Of The Physical, And Chemical Engineering Concepts To The Design Of Pollution Control Equipment Is Emphasized. Due Importance Is Given To Modelling, Quality Monitoring And Control Of Specific Major Pollutants. A Separate Chapter On The Management Of Hazardous Wastes Is Added. Information Pertaining To Indian Conditions Is Given Wherever Possible To Help The Reader Gain An Insight Into India Sown Pollution Problems.This Book Is Mainly Intended As A Textbook For An Integrated One-Semester Course For Senior Level Undergraduate Or First Year Post-Graduate Engineering Students And Can Also Serve As A Reference Book To Practising Engineers And Decision Makers Concerned With Environmental Pollution Control.

Air Pollution V4

Engineering Control of Air Pollution

Author: Arthur C. Stern

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323162002

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 970

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Air Pollution, Third Edition, Volume IV: Engineering Control of Air Pollution focuses on the sampling, measurement, analysis, and monitoring of air pollution. This book discusses the various gas and air cleaning devices used to eliminate or reduce emissions of air polluting substances. Organized into three parts encompassing 21 chapters, this edition starts with an overview of the methods of air pollution control that are designed to minimize the production or emission of contaminants. This book then discusses the techniques of rational air use management, which is based on the principle that air quality standards have been set at levels that protect the population from harm with an acceptable margin of safety. This text explores as well the waste-disposal process of incineration in which combustible wastes are burned completely under controlled conditions. Other chapters discuss the production of nonferrous metals, which has been very significant in the development of the science of air pollution control. Engineers, physicist, chemists, meteorologists, agronomists, toxicologists, sociologists, physicians, and lawyers will find this book extremely useful.

Catalytic Air Pollution Control

Commercial Technology

Author: Ronald M. Heck,Robert J. Farrauto,Suresh T. Gulati

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118397711

Category: Science

Page: 544

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Catalytic Air Pollution Control: Commercial Technology is the primary source for commercial catalytic air pollution control technology, offering engineers a comprehensive account of all modern catalytic technology. This Third Edition covers all the new advances in technology in automotive catalyst control technology, diesel engine catalyst control technology, small engine catalyst control technology, and alternate sustainable fuels for auto and diesel.

Air Pollution

Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Third Edition

Author: Jeremy Colls,Abhishek Tiwary

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203871960

Category: Nature

Page: 508

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A one stop, comprehensive textbook, covering the three essential components of air pollution science. The Third Edition has been updated with the latest developments, especially the inclusion of new information on the role of air pollutants in climate change. The authors give greater coverage to the developing economies around the world where air pollution problems are on the rise. The Third Edition continues to cover a wide range of air quality issues, retaining a quantitative perspective. Topics covered include - gaseous and particulate air pollutants, measurement techniques, meteorology and dispersion modelling, mobile sources, indoor air, effects on plants, materials, humans and animals. Moving away from classical toxic air pollutants, there is a chapter on climate change and another on the depletion of stratospheric ozone. A special feature of this new edition is the inclusion of a fresh chapter on air pollution mitigation by vegetation, mainly its role in maintaining a sustainable urban environment. Recommended for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate courses specialising in air pollution, both for environmental scientists and engineers. The new material included in the Third Edition extends its use by practitioners in consultancies or local authorities.

Process Engineering and Design for Air Pollution Control

Author: Jaime Benítez

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 466

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Covers cost estimation, incineration, adsorption devices, flue gas desulfurization, control of nitrogen oxides, particulate emissions control, cyclonic devices, electrostatic precipitators, and fabric filters

Environmental Pollution and Control

Author: P Aarne Vesilind,J. Jeffrey Peirce,Ruth F. Weiner

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483140725

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 406

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Environmental Pollution and Control, Third Edition focuses on the aspects of environmental engineering science and technology, including water pollution, wastewater, sludge treatment, and water pollution legislation. The book first elaborates on environmental and water pollution and measurement of water quality. Discussions focus on chemical oxygen demand, bacteriological measurements, heavy metals, effect of pollution on streams, lakes, and oceans, biodegradation, population responses, and exposure and latency. The publication also takes a look at water supply and water treatment, including disinfection, filtration, settling, coagulation and flocculation, water transmission, and groundwater and surface water supplies. The manuscript examines the collection and treatment of wastewater, sludge treatment and disposal, and nonpoint source water pollution. Topics include control technologies applicable to nonpoint source pollution, sources of sludge, ultimate disposal, onsite wastewater disposal, central wastewater treatment, and tertiary treatment. The text also elaborates on water pollution law, solid wastes, resource recovery, and hazardous wastes. The publication is a valuable reference for environmental pollution experts and readers interested in environmental pollution and control.

Air pollution engineering manual

Author: Wayne T. Davis,Air & Waste Management Association

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 886

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The definitive resource for information on air pollution emission sources and the technology available to control them. The Air Pollution Engineering Manual has long been recognized as an important source of information on air pollution control issues for industries affected by the Clean Air Act and regulations in other countries. Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest emission factors and control measures for reducing air pollutants, this new edition provides industry and government professionals with the fundamental, technological, and regulatory information they need for compliance with the most recent air pollution standards. Contributing experts from diverse fields discuss the different processes that generate air pollution, equipment used with all types of gases and particulate matter, and emissions control for areas ranging from graphic arts and chemical processes to the metallurgical industry. More than 500 detailed flowcharts and photographs as well as an extensive listing of Internet resources accompany coverage of: * Biological air pollution control, including biofilters and bioscrubbers * Emissions from wood processing, brick and ceramic product manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, numerous other industrial processes, fugitive emissions, internal combustion sources, and evaporative losses * Water/wastewater treatment plant emissions * Changes in emission factors for each source category, including particle size factors related to PM10 and PM2.5 standards * Updated MACT regulations and technologies * And much more THE AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION is the world's leading membership organization for environmental professionals. The Association enhances the knowledge and competency of environmental professionals by providing a neutral forum for technology exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach events. The Air & Waste Management Association promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations and individuals in making critical decisions that benefit society.

Fundamentals of Air Pollution

Author: Arthur C. Stern

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323147674

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 508

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Fundamentals of Air Pollution focuses on air quality and the control of air pollution. This book discusses the meteorology of air pollution and the behavior of the atmosphere, which differentiates air pollution from the various aspects of environmental management and protection. Organized into four parts encompassing 28 chapters, this text begins with an overview of the gaseous composition of unpolluted air, including nitrogen, oxygen, water, argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, and organic vapor. This book then differentiates the primary pollutants that are emitted directly from the source and the secondary pollutants that cause eye irritation, smog, and haze. Other chapters consider the adverse effects of air pollution to human health, environment, and economy. This book is a valuable resource to air pollution, space, atmospheric, and medical scientists, as well as environmentalists, ecologists, biologists, and meteorologists. This text will also be useful to economists, engineers, sanitarians, chemists, public administrators, educators, public relations specialists, researchers, and students.

Fundamentals of Air Pollution

Author: Daniel Vallero

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124046029

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 996

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Fundamentals of Air Pollution is an important and widely used textbook in the environmental science and engineering community. This thoroughly revised fifth edition of Fundamentals of Air Pollution has been updated throughout and remains the most complete text available, offering a stronger systems perspective and more coverage of international issues relating to air pollution. Sections on pollution control have been reorganized and updated to demonstrate the move from regulation and control approaches to green and sustainable engineering approaches. The fifth edition maintains a strong interdisciplinary approach to the study of air pollution, covering such topics as chemistry, physics, meteorology, engineering, toxicology, policy, and regulation. New material includes near-road air pollution, new risk assessment approaches, indoor air quality, the impact of biofuels and fuel additives, mercury emissions, forecasting techniques, and the most recent results from the National Air Toxics Assessment. Stronger systems approach, emphasizing the impact of air pollution on ecosystems and human health Risks, measures, models, and control of air pollution are discussed at scale – starting at the individual/niche level and expanding to planetary/global scale Increased emphasis on international issues, including coverage of European initiatives and discussions of the impact of emerging economies like India and China Updated references, standards, and methods throughout the book make this the most current air pollution text/reference on the market All new end-of-chapter problems enhance its usefulness as a course text

Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control

Author: Joseph S. Devinny,Marc A. Deshusses,Todd Stephen Webster

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781566702898

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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The number-one environmental threat to public health, air pollution remains a pressing problem-made even more complicated by the massive quantity and diversity of air pollution sources. Biofiltration technology (using micro-organisms growing on porous media) is being recognized as one of the most advantageous means to convert pollutants to harmless products. Done properly, biofiltration works at a reasonable cost-utilizing inexpensive components, without requiring fuel or generating hazardous by-products. Firmly established in Europe, biofiltration techniques are being increasingly applied in North America: Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control offers the necessary knowledge to "do it right."

Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control

Author: Martin B. B. Hocking

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080478272

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 830

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The Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control, 3rd Edition provides a detailed review of the chemistry and operating conditions of many of the present large-scale chemical processes important to our economy and high standards of living. The processes that could lead to emissions affecting our air, soil, and water are considered, together with ways in which it may be possible to reduce or eliminate these pollutants. Focusing on cleaner production concepts without neglecting 'end of pipe' measures. With an increase in the awareness of corporate and social responsibility among business and industry leaders, the pressure to reduce harmful emissions and the desire to increase efficiencies and energy utilization, this book provides an essential resource. Suitable for researchers, practitioners and postgraduate students in the fields of chemical and biochemical engineering and environmental science, as well as government monitoring and regulatory agencies and industry leaders who want to stay one step ahead, this book will be a valuable addition to any library. Integrated treatment of chemical technology with emission control chemistry Introductory outline of the causes and effects of air and water pollution chemistry Outline of the operating features and efficiency of basic emission control devices Historical background of developments in industrial chemistry to 2004 in a single volume Organized for easy access to chemical technology, new developments, or emission control details Referenced to current additional sources of information in each area covered Review questions provide working experience with the material provided

Understanding Environmental Pollution

Author: Marquita K. Hill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139486403

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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The third edition of this well-received textbook delivers a concise overview of global and individual environmental pollution for undergraduate courses, presenting students with the tools to assess environmental issues. With more than thirty percent new material, Hill assesses pollution from an international perspective, including air and water pollution, global warming, energy, solid and hazardous waste, and pollution at home. Both the sources and impacts of pollution are addressed, as well as governmental, corporate, and personal responsibility for pollution, and pollution prevention is emphasized throughout. Non-technical language encourages greater understanding of these often complex issues, and thought-provoking 'Delving Deeper' exercises are included, increasing engagement with the text and enabling students to apply what they have learned. A new chapter on the chemistry basics of pollution links to sections on toxicology and risk assessment, helping students understand concerns over chemicals and their regulation. An essential review of environmental pollution for environmental science students.

Principles and Practices of Air Pollution Control and Analysis

Author: J. R. Mudakavi

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9380026382

Category: Air

Page: 736

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Principles and Practices of Air Pollution Control and Analysis is a ready reference book for scientists and technologists. The subject matter has been presented in five sections and 25 chapters. First section introduces the student to air pollution and the second section deals with the current air pollution control technologies. The third section is informative in character and presents environmental issues related to air pollution such as acid rain, global climatic change, CFCs and ozone layer etc. The fourth section presents management aspects of air pollution and the final section has been dedicated to instrumentation and chemical has been structured to other clear understanding of the subject matter with illustrated examples. The book provides an essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Environmental Science and/ Engineering and provides an insight into the chemistry of air pollution. It will also be of interest for professionals and consultants working in the area of air pollution control.

Air Pollution Control and Design for Industry

Author: Paul N. Cheremisinoff

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824790578

Category: Nature

Page: 608

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Presents current methods for controlling air pollution generated at stationary industrial sources and provides complete coverage of control options, equipment and techniques. The main focus of the book is on practical solutions to air pollution problems.

Sources and Control of Air Pollution

Author: Robert Jennings Heinsohn,Robert Lynn Kabel

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780136248347

Category: Science

Page: 696

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The objectives of this engineering textbook are to (1) provide a thorough understanding of natural and anthropogenic sources of air pollution and (2) introduce ways that pollution can be prevented or minimized by the application of pollution control practices. Control practices are described by mass and energy balances that relate removal efficiency to process input parameters. Presented in this way, future engineers can alter the design and operation of industrial processes to minimize the emission of pollutants rather than focusing solely on the capture of pollutants after they are generated.ÿ

Environmental and Pollution Science

Author: Ian L. Pepper,Charles P. Gerba,Mark L. Brusseau

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 008049479X

Category: Law

Page: 552

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Environmental and Pollution Science, Second Edition, provides the latest information on the environmental influence of a significant number of subjects, and discusses their impact on a new generation of students. This updated edition of Pollution Science has been renamed to reflect a wider view of the environmental consequences we pay as a price for a modern economy. The authors have compiled the latest information to help students assess environmental quality using a framework of principles that can be applied to any environmental problem. The book covers key topics such as the fate and transport of contaminants, monitoring and remediation of pollution, sources and characteristics of pollution, and risk assessment and management. It contains more than 400 color photographs and diagrams, numerous questions and problems, case studies, and highlighted keywords. This book is ideally suited for professionals and students studying the environment, especially as it relates to pollution as well as government workers and conservationists/ecologists. * Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental impact, integrating the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and mathematics * Topics cover the fate and transport of contaminants; monitoring and remediation of pollution; sources and characteristics of pollution; and risk assessment and management * Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words