After succesfully completing this course, he students will be able to:
- Recognise the main pollutants and their characteristics
- Understand pollution control technologies
- Sselect appropriate pollution control device
- Calculate sizes of pollution control devices
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction, main pollutant categories and their sources. Primary and secondary particle formation. Particle dynamics, equivalent dimensions, size distributions, motion in a fluid. Particle reduction technologies: inertial collectors, centrifugal separators, electrostatic precipitators, filters, water scrubbers. Hydrocarbon emission reduction: condensation, absorption and adsorption, biofilters. Reduction of sulfuric acid emissions: fuel purification, solution scubbers. Technologies for nitrogen oxides reduction: combustion control, selective catalytic reduction. Carbon dioxide emissions reduction: sequestration and storage, carbon removal before combustion, oxyfuel combustion.
pollutants emissions, pollution control, environment, industry, domesctic sector