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Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook (2nd Edition)

  • Authors: Karl B. Schnelle, Jr., Russell F. Dunn, Mary Ellen Ternes
  • ISBN: 9781138747661
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: July 27, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 430 pages
  • Language: English


A detailed reference for the practicing engineer, Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook, Second Edition focuses on air pollution control systems and outlines the basic process engineering and cost estimation required for its design. Written by seasoned experts in the field, this book offers a fundamental understanding of the factors resulting in air pollution and covers the techniques and equations used for air pollution control.

Anyone with an engineering or science background can effectively select techniques for control, review alternative design methods and equipment proposals from vendors, and initiate cost studies of control equipment using this book. This second edition of a bestseller includes new methods for designing control equipment, enhanced material on air pollution science, updates on major advances in the field, and explains the importance of a strategy for identifying the most cost-effective design.

The book also covers
  • New legislation and updates on air regulation
  • New advances in process integration design techniques
  • The atmospheric and health effects of air pollution

Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook, Second Edition helps combat the solution problem with extensive coverage of air pollution control processes. Fully updated with new legislation, air regulations, and extensive reviews of the design of control equipment, this book serves as an ideal reference for industry professionals or anyone with an engineering or science background needing a basic introduction to air pollution control equipment design.

Table of Contents
  1. Historical Overview of the Development of Clean Air Regulations
    1. A Brief History of the Air Pollution Problem
    2. Federal Involvement in Air Pollution Control
    3. Characterizing the Atmosphere
    4. Recipe for an Air Pollution Problem
  2. Clean Air Act
    1. History of the Clean Air Act
    2. 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
    3. Air Permits for New Source
    4. Elements of a Permit Application
    5. Best Available Control Technology
    6. Air Quality Analysis
    7. NSR Reform
  3. Atmospheric Diffusion Modeling for Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permit Regulations and Regional Haze
    1. Introduction—Meteorological Background
    2. Tall Stack
    3. Classifying Sources by Method of Emission
    4. Atmospheric-Diffusion Models
    5. Environmental Protection Agency’s Computer Programs for Regulation of Industry
    6. Source-Transport-Receptor Problem
  4. Source Testing
    1. Introduction
    2. Code of Federal Regulations
    3. Representative Sampling Techniques
  5. Ambient Air Quality and Continuous Emissions Monitoring
    1. Ambient Air-Quality Sampling Program
    2. Objectives of a Sampling Program
    3. Federal Reference Methods and Continuous Monitoring
    4. Complete Environmental Surveillance and Control System
    5. Typical Air Sampling Train
    6. Integrated Sampling Devices for Suspended Particulate Matter
    7. Continuous Air-Quality Monitors
  6. Cost Estimating
    1. Time Value of Money
    2. Types of Cost Estimates
    3. Air Pollution Control Equipment Cost
  7. Process Design and the Strategy of Process Design
    1. Introduction to Process Design
    2. Strategy of Process Design
    3. Mass and Energy Balances
    4. Systems-Based Approaches to Design
  8. Profitability and Engineering Economics
    1. Introduction—Profit Goal
    2. Profitability Analysis
    3. Effect of Depreciation
    4. Capital Investment and Total Product Cost
  9. Introduction to Control of Gaseous Pollutants
    1. Absorption and Adsorption
    2. Process Synthesis Technology for the Design of Volatile Organic Compounds Recovery Systems
  10. Absorption for Hazardous Air Pollutants and Volatile Organic Compounds Control
    1. Introduction
    2. Aqueous Systems
    3. Nonaqueous Systems
    4. Types and Arrangements of Absorption Equipment
    5. Design Techniques for Countercurrent Absorption Columns
    6. Countercurrent Flow Packed Absorption Tower Design
    7. Sample Design Calculation
  11. Adsorption for Hazardous Air Pollutants and Volatile Organic Compounds Control
    1. Introduction to Adsorption Operations
    2. Adsorption Phenomenon
    3. Adsorption Processes
    4. Nature of Adsorbents
    5. Theories of Adsorption
    6. Data of Adsorption
    7. Adsorption Isotherms
    8. Polanyi Potential Theory
    9. Unsteady-State, Fixed-Bed Adsorbers
    10. Fixed-Bed Adsorber Design Considerations
    11. Pressure Drop through Adsorbers
    12. Adsorber Effectiveness, Regeneration, and Reactivation
    13. Breakthrough Model
    14. Regeneration Modeling
    15. Using Mass Exchange Network Concepts to Simultaneously Evaluate Multiple Mass-Separating Agent (Absorbent and Adsorbent) Options
  12. Thermal Oxidation for Volatile Organic Compounds Control
    1. Combustion Basics
    2. Flares
    3. Incineration
  13. Control of Volatile Organic Compounds and Hazardous Air Pollutants by Condensation
    1. Introduction
    2. Volatile Organic Compounds Condensers
    3. Coolant and Heat Exchanger Type
    4. Mixtures of Organic Vapors
    5. Air as a Noncondensable
    6. Systems-Based Approach for Designing Condensation Systems for Volatile Organic Compounds Recovery from Gaseous Emission Streams
  14. Control of Volatile Organic Compounds and Hazardous Air Pollutants by Biofiltration
    1. Introduction
    2. Theory of Biofilter Operation
    3. Design Parameters and Conditions
    4. Biofilter Compared to Other Available Control Technology
    5. Successful Case Studies
    6. Further Considerations
  15. Membrane Separation
    1. Overview
    2. Polymeric Membranes
    3. Performance
    4. Applications
    5. Membrane Systems Design
  16. NOx Control
    1. NOx from Combustion
    2. Control Techniques
  17. Control of SOx
    1. H2S Control
    2. SO2 (and HCL) Removal
    3. SO3 and Sulfuric Acid
  18. Fundamentals of Particulate Control
    1. Particle Size Distribution
    2. Aerodynamic Diameter
    3. Cunningham Slip Correction
    4. Collection Mechanisms
  19. Hood and Ductwork Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Hood Design
    3. Duct Design
    4. Effect of Entrance into a Hood
    5. Total Energy Loss
    6. Fan Power
    7. Hood–Duct Example
  20. Cyclone Design
    1. Collection Efficiency
    2. Pressure Drop
    3. Saltation
  21. Design and Application of Wet Scrubbers
    1. Introduction
    2. Collection Mechanisms and Efficiency
    3. Collection Mechanisms and Particle Size
    4. Selection and Design of Scrubbers
    5. Devices for Wet Scrubbing
    6. Semrau Principle and Collection Efficiency
    7. Model for Countercurrent Spray Chambers
    8. A Model for Venturi Scrubbers
    9. Calvert Cut Diameter Design Technique
    10. Cut–Power Relationship
  22. Filtration and Baghouses
    1. Introduction
    2. Design Issues
    3. Cleaning Mechanisms
    4. Fabric Properties
    5. Baghouse Size
    6. Pressure Drop
    7. Bag Life
    8. Baghouse Design Theory
  23. Electrostatic Precipitators
    1. Early Development
    2. Basic Theory
    3. Practical Application of Theory
    4. Flue Gas Conditioning
    5. Using V-I Curves for Troubleshooting
  24. References
Authors Biography

Karl B. Schnelle, Jr., Ph.D, PE, is Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, and has been a member of the Vanderbilt University faculty for more than 55 years. He has published extensively in the chemical engineering and environmental area, is an emeritus member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Air and Waste Management Association, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He was a lecturer in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ continuing education program for more than 30 years, where he taught air pollution control systems design and atmospheric dispersion modeling courses.

Russell F. Dunn, Ph.D, PE, is a Professor of the Practice of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University. He also has prior academic experience teaching chemical engineering courses at Auburn University and the Technical University of Denmark. He has authored numerous publications and presentations on chemical and environmental engineering design, in addition to having more than 30 years of professional experience. Dr. Dunn is the Founder and President of Polymer and Chemical Technologies, LLC, a company that provides chemical process and product failure analysis, in addition to developing environmental and energy-based process designs for large chemical plants.

Mary Ellen Ternes, BE, Ch.E, JD, is a Director at Crowe & Dunlevy, in the law firm’s Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. Building on her career as a chemical engineer for U.S.EPA and industry, Ternes became a lawyer and for over 20 years, has advised clients regarding Clean Air Act permitting, compliance, enforcement and litigation. Ternes has published and lectured extensively on the Clean Air Act. She is former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Air Quality Committee; the Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Ecosystems Committee; and the Annual Conference on Environmental Law.

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