1st Edition

Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment
Selected Papers for the Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-6, 1995

ISBN 9781560329770
Published November 8, 2002 by CRC Press
960 Pages 407 Color Illustrations

USD $300.00

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Book Description

The more than 90 refereed papers in this volume continue a series of biannual benchmarks for technologies that maximize energy conversion while minimizing undesirable emissions. Covering the entire range of industrial and transport combustion as well as strategies for energy research and development, these state-of-the-art will be indispensable to mechanical and chemical engineers in academia and industry and technical personnel in military, energy and environmental government agencies.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Strategies: Now and in the Future
Section 2. Gas Combustion
Section 3. Oil Combustion
Section 4. Coal Combustion
Section 5. Wood Combustion
Section 6. Combustion of Alternative Fuels Section 7. Co-Combustion and Co-Gasification
Section 8. Catalytic Combustion
Section 9. NO, SO, Soot Fundamentals
Section 10. Advanced Diagnostics
Section 11. Burners
Section 12. Fluidised Bed Combustion
Section 13. Incineration
Section 14. Engines
Section 15. Advanced Cycles
Section 16. Gas Clean Up
Section 17. Control Strategy
Section 18. Clean Combustion in Process Industries

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Maria da Graca Carvalho is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Technical University of Lisbon. In 1983 she obtained her PhD at the Imperial College in London. She has participated in and coordinated a large number of international R&D projects and has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals, books and international conference proceedings.
Woodrow A. Fiveland has more than 20 years experience in the thermal sciences, including specialization in radiation heat transfer, numerical modeling and thermal properties. Dr. Fiveland received has PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Akron in 1978.
F.C. Lockwood is a professor of combustion in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. He has established an international reputation in the fields of fluid mechanics, convective heat transfer, combustion and thermal radiation, and has authored more than 150 papers on these subjects.