Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies

1st Edition

By P. Jayarama Reddy

CRC Press

256 pages

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Description

This book presents an overview of the technology that allows millions and millions of tons of municipal solid waste generated globally to be perceived as an asset which, after materials recovery for recycling, can be used to generate clean power, transport fuels that can substitute fossil fuels, and value-based chemicals with minimal environmental

Table of Contents

Waste Generation & Management. Combustion Technology. Pollutants and Residues from Thermal Treatment. Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies. MSW Thermal Conversion Plants: Case Studies. Annexures.

About the Author

Dr. P. Jayarama Reddy is an energy consultant to the solar photovoltaic industry and serves as a board member of several international renewable energy companies related to solar module fabrication, power generation from biomass and municipal solid waste. He is a retired professor of Physics (Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, India) and has worked in various big research laboratories at Cornell University (US), Imperial College London (UK), Charles University (Czech Republic), and Stuttgart University (Germany). Dr. Reddy is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK) and has published a number of papers on polycrystalline thin film solar materials and cells, as well as the books Science and Technology of Photovoltaics, published by BS Publications / CRC Press/Balkema, and Solar Power Generation and Clean Coal Teechnologies for Power Generation,published by CRC Press/Balkema.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Pollution Control