Catalytic Air Pollution Control: Commercial Technology / Edition 3

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Catalytic Air Pollution Control: Commercial Technology is the primary source for commercial catalytic air pollution control technology, offering engineers a comprehensive account of all modern catalytic technology. This Third Edition covers all the new advances in technology in automotive catalyst control technology, diesel engine catalyst control technology, small engine catalyst control technology, and alternate sustainable fuels for auto and diesel.

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Editorial Reviews

Reviews the basic processes of catalytic air pollution systems and their growing number of applications, which include gasoline and diesel exhausts, aircraft intakes, chemical and power plants, and even residential heating systems. For scientifically sophisticated but non-specialist readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
From the Publisher
" authoritative treatise...coverage is comprehensive, well-illustrated and exceedingly well referenced." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 96, No. 1, January 2003)

"...the new edition secures the position of this book as the primary reference for commercial catalytic air pollution control technology..." (CATTECH, Vol. 7, No. 1)

"The authors have updated this edition with more information...they have done an excellent job..." (Chemical Health & Safety, March/April 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470275030
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/24/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 1,046,438
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

RONALD M. HECK is a principal scientist and research manager responsible for developing new environmental catalysts for Engelhard's worldwide customers.
ROBERT J. FARRAUTO is a research fellow with Engelhard involved in all aspects of catalysis for the environmental, chemical, and petroleum industries.
SURESH T. GULATI is a research fellow at Corning. His research interests include the behavior of brittle materials subjected to mechanical and thermal loads, the design of glass and ceramic products, and strengthening methods for glasses.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, First Edition
I Fundamentals 1
1 Catalyst Fundamentals 3
2 The Preparation of Catalytic Materials: Carriers, Active Components, and Monolithic Substrates 11
3 Catalyst Characterization 25
4 Monolithic Reaction for Environmental Catalysis 45
5 Catalyst Deactivation 56
II Mobile Sources 67
6 Automotive Catalyst 69
7 Automotive Substrates 130
8 Diesel Engine Emissions 186
9 Diesel Catalyst Supports 212
10 Ozone Abatement within Jet Aircraft 263
III Stationary Sources 279
11 Volatile Organic Compounds 281
12 Reduction of NO[subscript x] 306
13 Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbon Abatement from Gas Turbines 334
IV Emerging Technologies 345
14 Fuel Cells 347
15 Ambient Air Cleanup 376
Index 387
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