Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment: Selected Papers for the Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-6, 1995, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment

Selected Papers for the Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-6, 1995, 1st Edition

By Maria Carvalho

CRC Press

960 pages | 407 Color Illus.

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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.

The topics covered in this book include wood, oil, gas and coal combustion, combustion of alternative fuels, co-combustion and co-gasification, catalytic combustion, NO, SO, soot fundamentals, advanced diagnostics, burners, fluidized bed combustion, incineration, engines, advanced cycles, gas clean-up, control strategy and clean combustion in process industries.

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

About the Author

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.

About the Series

Energy, Combustion and the Environment

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General