By Walter R. Niessen
In our "throwaway" society, with landfills crammed to ability, curiosity in incineration- and conversion-based waste administration applied sciences keeps to develop. expanding web waste iteration charges inside U.S. metropolitan facilities, skyrocketing transportation expenditures for waste hauling, and the enticement of elevated electric sales from "green" strength assets all enlarge the necessity for greater technologies.
Written by way of an the world over popular specialist with fifty years of expertise, Combustion and Incineration approaches: functions in Environmental Engineering, Fourth Edition has been up-to-date to mirror the most recent advances within the box, protecting velocity with the evolution of complicated and interdisciplinary know-how which could greater the surroundings. Detailing the adjustments that experience happened because the prior variants seemed, this volume’s multiplied scope comprises extra info, info, and pix in regards to the layout and operational features of municipal and business waste incineration and conversion structures and various refinements in linked pollutants regulate.
The booklet bargains a radical evaluation of:
- Design, operation, and review of incineration and conversion (gasification) platforms for detrimental and non-hazardous gaseous, liquid, biosolid, and stable wastes
- The waste administration facility, from contaminant receipt, fabrics dealing with, and garage to stack discharge and dispersion
- Breakthroughs in pollution control
- Waste and residue features
- Advances in fabrics dealing with, waste processing, refractory and fabrics engineering, combustion know-how, and effort restoration to lessen and keep an eye on pollutants and toxins within the environment
Achievement of actual 0 Waste, or the eradication of landfills, will most probably require thermal processing to economically extract the final word valuable worth from waste residue after minimization, reuse, and recycling. the most recent technical advances proceed to conform and allure elevated awareness, and this booklet offers the considered necessary technical schooling and assistance to these accountable for choice and procurement of those new systems.
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He has prepared over 95 technical papers, contributed chapters to nine environmental engineering books, and authored the definitive text and reference Combustion and Incineration Processes. He has been involved in numerous solid waste and biosolids management planning studies and implementation projects for industry and for small jurisdictions through larger cities and regions, and in numerous international assignments in the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Niessen received his BS (1960) and MS (1961) in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Niessen received his BS (1960) and MS (1961) in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a board certified environmental engineer in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE) in both solid waste and air pollution control and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Sigma Xi research honorary, and the Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA). He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
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