9780070393677

Air Pollution Control Engineering

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070393677

  • ISBN10:

    0070393672

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-10-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Summary

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.

Author Biography

Noel de Nevers is on the faculty of the University of Utah in the Department of Chemical and Fuels Engineering.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Air Pollution Control

2 Air Pollution Effects

3 Air Pollution Control Laws and Regulations, Air Pollution Control Philosophies

4 Air Pollution Measurements, Emission Estimates

5 Meteorology for Air Pollution Control Engineers

6 Air Pollutant Concentration Models

7 General Ideas in Air Pollution Control

8 The Nature of Particulate Pollutants

9 Control of Primary Particulates

10 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

11 Control of Sulfur Oxides

12 Control of Nitrogen Oxides

13 The Motor Vehicle Problem

14 Air Pollutants and Global Climate

15 Other Topics

Appendixes

Answers to Selected Problems

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