ETS/Theodore Tutorials

Air Pollution Control Equipment
A Self-Instructional Problem Workbook

Louis Theodore and Robert Allen
Department of Chemical Engineering
Manhattan College, Bronx NY

Published by ETS Professional Training Institute
1994 Louis Theodore. 379 pages. ISBN 1-882767-09-8.

Table of Contents

Basic Operations
Conversion of Units Weight and Mole Fraction Average Molecular Weight Conservation Law for Mass Temperature Terms Pressure Terms Ideal Gas Law Actual Volumetric Flow Rate and Standard Volumetric Flow Rate Mass Flow Rate and Standard Volumetric Flow Rate Discharge Velocity Reynolds Number Particulate Concentration Collection Efficiency Efficiency of Multiple Collectors Dilution Factor Overall Collection Efficiency Particulate Discharge and Collection Estimation of Vapor Pressure Gas Concentration Stoichiometry and Excess Air Henry's Law Conservation Law for Energy Required Heat Rate Gross Heating Value Chemical Reaction Equilibrium Chemical Kinetics Humidity Updating/Predicting Equipment Costs Decision Trees Flow Diagram

Part 1: Particulate Control
Particle Size Distribution (PSD)
PSD 1: Log Normal Distribution
PSD 2: Mean and Standard Deviation

Fluid Particle Dynamics (FPD)
FPD 1: Particle Settling Velocity
FPD 2: Atmospheric Discharge

Gravity Settlers (GRS)
GRS 1: Minimum Particle Size
GRS 2: Traveling Grate Stoker

Cyclones (CYC)
CYC 1: Cut Diameter and Overall Collection Efficiency
CYC 2: Cyclone Selection

Electrostatic Precipitators (ESP)
ESP 1: Design Models
ESP 2: Flow Distribution
ESP 3: Effect of Particle Size Distribution on Design
ESP 4: Bus Section Failure

Venturi Scrubbers (VEN)
VEN 1: Design of a Venturi Scrubber
VEN 2: Venturi Scrubbers in Series
VEN 3: Plan Review - Contact Power Theory
VEN 4: Overall Collection Efficiency

Baghouses (BAG)
BAG 1: Baghouse Operation
BAG 2: Number of Bags, Pressure Drop, and Cleaning Frequency
BAG 3: Bag Failure
BAG 4: Collection Efficiency Model

Part 2: Gaseous Control
Combustion (CMB)
CMB 1: Combustion with Excess Air
CMB 2: Thermal Afterburner Design
CMB 3: Plan Review of a Direct Flame Afterburner
CMB 4: Plan Review of a Catalytic Afterburner

Adsorption (ADS)
ADS 1: Working Capacity
ADS 2: Non-Regenerable Adsorbers
ADS 3: Fixed Bed Adsorber Design
ADS 4: Regeneration

Absorption (ABS)
ABS 1: Absorption Principles
ABS 2: Packing Height
ABS 3: Tower Height and Diameter
ABS 4: Packed Tower Absorber Design with No Data

Condensation (CON)
CON 1: Surface Condenser Design
CON 2: Dry Cleaner Application

Part 3: Other Considerations
Dry Scrubbers (DRY)
DRY 1: Water Requirement
DRY 2: Dry Scrubber Lime Requirements

Wet Electrostatic Precipitators (WEP)
WEP 1: WEP Design WEP 2: Tube Alignment

Ionizing Wet Scrubbers (IWS)
IWS 1: Particulate Collection Efficiency and Pressure Drop
IWS 2: Design Procedure

Monitoring (MON)
MON 1: Continuous Emission Monitoring (CEM) Systems
MON 2: Anderson 2000 Sampler

Economics (ECO)
ECO 1: Breakeven Operation
ECO 2: Annualized Capital and Installation Costs
ECO 3: Air Pollution Control Options
ECO 4: Discounted Cash Flow Method of Analysis

Solutions to Problems

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: SI Units

Appendix C: Viscosity of Gases at 1.0 Atmosphere

Appendix D: Psychrometric Chart


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