POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY FOR STATIONARY SOURCES

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΑΝΤΙΡΡΥΠΑΝΣΗΣ ΣΤΑΘΕΡΩΝ ΠΗΓΩΝ / POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY FOR STATIONARY SOURCES
Code318
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorLeonidas Ntziachristos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000355

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 25
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600192550
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, transport phenomena
Learning Outcomes
After succesfully completing this course, he students will be able to: - Recognise the main pollutants and their characteristics - Understand pollution control technologies for a given industrial installations - Sselect appropriate pollution control device - Calculate sizes of pollution control devices - Estomate the cost of each pollution control solution
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
IIntroduction Introduction, main pollutant categories, sources, impacts, formation of primary and secondary particles, pollution control and techniques. Particle dynamics Particle dynamics, sizes, equivalent diameter stokes, aerodynamic, mobility. Motion in a fluid under different Kn numbers, particle drag, Cunningham correction, motion under a force field (gravitational, electrostatic), terminal velocity. Statistical size distributions, normal, log-normal, bimodal, mean value, median value, standard deviation, variation, calculations with field data. First semester project. Particle emission control Emission control technologies: inertial collectors, centrifugal separators, electrostatic precipitators, filters, water scrubbers. Operation principles, types, industrial applications, sizes. Efficiency calculations, size and pressured drop of cyclones, bag filters and electrostatic precipitators. Calculating size and pressure drop of cyclones, bag filters, electrostatic precipitators. Impact of particle chemistry on efficiency. Second semester project. Gaseous pollutants emission control Absorption: Thermodynamics, Henry’s law, Raoult’s law, mass transfer rate. Absorption columns, types, technologies, characteristics, bed materials, absorbents and absorbates. Calculation of column height based on number of transfer units, minimum diameter for flooding, pressure drop. Adsorption: Thermodynamics, Langmuire isotherms, rate of adsorption/desorption. Adsorbers, fixed bed, fluidized bed systems, adsorbent and adsorbates, adsorbing zones, calculation of size and pressure drop. NOX emission control: combustion control, exhaust gas recirculation, catalytic converters, light-off temperature, SCR technology. Third semester project.
Keywords
pollutants emissions, pollution control, environment, industry, domesctic sector
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Use of an overhead beamer for presenting examples and application of devices and pollution control technologies Use of internet for dissemination of educational material and course organisation Use of elearning for general support of the class
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures401.3
Laboratory Work40.1
Fieldwork40.1
Tutorial40.1
Project702.3
Written assigments200.7
Exams40.1
Other / Others40.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
The students need to carry out three different projects during the semester, in which they prepare a report and a powerpoint presentation and are orally examined. The final score is calculated as the average of the three individual scores..
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Cooper C. David,Alley F. C. Ελεγχος αέριας ρύπανσης. Σχεδιασμός Αντιρρυπαντικής Τεχνολογίας. Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, 3η Εκδ. (2004). Κωδικός βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 18549099
Additional bibliography for study
De Nevers, N. Air pollution control engineering. McGraw Hill, 2nd Ed. (2000).
Last Update
25-05-2022