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Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization - Barbara Toole-O'Neil

Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization

By: Barbara Toole-O'Neil (Editor)

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Published: 30th November 1998
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Dry sulfurization processes offer the significant advantages of low capital and low operating costs when compared to wet desulfurization. They hold great potential for the economical reduction of sulfur emissions from power utilities that use high-sulfur coal.
Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization represents a body of research that was sponsored by the State of Ohio's Coal Development Office for the development of technologies that use coal in an economic, environmentally-sound manner. One of the project's major goals was the development of dry, calcium-based sorption processes for removing sulfur dioxide from the combustion gases produced by high-sulfur coal.
Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization highlights a number of fundamental research findings that have had a significant and lasting impact in terms of scientific understanding. For example, the experimental investigation of the upper-furnace sulfur capture obtained time-resolved kinetic data in less than 100 millisecond time-scales for the first time ever, thereby revealing the true nature of the ultra-fast and overlapping phenomena. This was accomplished through the development of a unique entrained flow reactor system. The authors also identify a number of important areas for future research, including reaction mechanisms, sorbent material, transport effects, modeling, and process development.
Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization will appeal to both chemical and environmental engineers who examine different ways touse coal in a more environmentally benign manner. It will make an essential reference for air pollution control researchers from coal, lime, cement, and utility industries; for government policy-makers and environmental regulatory agencies; and for those who teach graduate courses in environmental issues, pollution control technologies, and environmental policy.

Table of Figures
Table of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Flue Gas Desulfurization for Acid Rain Controlp. 1
New Calcium-Based Sorbents for Flue Gas Desulfurizationp. 115
Fundamental Studies Concerning Calcium-Based Sorbentsp. 207
Sorbent Transport and Dispersionp. 255
Transport Processes Involved in FGDp. 343
High Temperature Desulfurization of Flue Gas Using Calcium-Based Sorbentsp. 421
Kinetic Studies on the Medium Temperature Ca(OH)[subscript 2] Sorbent Injection FGD Processp. 529
Advances in Spray Drying Desulfurization for High-Sulfur Coalsp. 607
Low Temperature Dry Scrubbing/LEC Process Supportp. 691
Simulation and Optimization of a Granular Limestone Flue Gas Desulfurization Processp. 775
Governing Differential Equationsp. 818
Transport and Physical Property Correlationsp. 827
Plant Simulation and Cost Modelp. 852
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ISBN: 9780792383468
ISBN-10: 079238346X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 862
Published: 30th November 1998
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 4.57
Weight (kg): 1.44