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Industrial Combustion Testing

1st Edition

Edited by Jr., Charles E. Baukal

CRC Press

784 pages

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Hardback: 9781420085280
pub: 2010-07-29
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Until now, anyone conducting industrial combustion tests had to either rely on old methods, go scurrying through the literature to find proven applicable methodologies, or hire top-shelf consultants such as those that work for cutting-edge companies like John Zink. Manufacturers can no longer take industrial combustion for granted. Air and noise po

Table of Contents

GENERAL. Introduction. Experimental Design. Fluid Flow. Temperature. Heat Flux. Pollution Emissions. Combustion Noise. Flame Impingement Measurements. Physical Modeling. ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS. Laser Measurements. Diode Laser Temperature Measurements. Acoustic Pyrometry. Thermal Imaging. High Temperature Cameras. BURNER TESTING. Process Burners. Commercial Boiler Burners. Regenerative Burners. Infrared Burners. Flameless Burners. Radiant Tube Burners. Duct Burners. Oxigen-Enhanced Burners. FLARE TESTING. Large Scale Flares. Pilot-Scale Flares. Flare Experimental Modeling. Flare Radiation. Trace Flare Emissions. TESTING IN COMBUSTORS. Pilot Scale Furnaces. Metal Melting Furnaces. Reheat Furnaces. Cement Kilns. Glass Furnaces. Thermal Oxidizers. Utility Boilers.

About the Editor

Dr. Baukal has more than 30 years of experience in the field of industrial combustion. He has over 100 publications including authoring/editing 7 other books on industrial combustion. He has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in that state, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, and a Qualified Environmental Professional. He has served as an expert witness in the field of combustion, has 11 U.S. patents, and is a member of numerous honorary societies and Who's Who compilations. Baukal is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Air and Waste Management Association, the Combustion Institute, and the American Society for Engineering Education. He serves on several advisory boards, holds offices in the Air and Waste Management Association and the American Society for Engineering Education, and is a reviewer for combustion, heat transfer, environmental, and energy journals.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General