The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection / Edition 1

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Overview

Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains descriptions of the industrial implementation of the technology for NOx and SO2 removal using accelerated electrons. This technique has been implemented in three plants, built in China, Poland and Japan. Water pollution can be controlled and reduced by the use of ozone and UV irradiation. Soil pollution can be reduced by electrical methods and by using electrostatics to spray agricultural pesticides. Further articles cover the future of EHD systems in environmental protection, new aspects of ESD research, and industrial waste recycling technologies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792359302
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 9/30/1999
  • Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed) , #63
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 413
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Address List of First-Named Authors
List of Participants
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Present Position of the Electrostatics in the Environment Protection and the Canadian Experience 3
Development of Electrostatics in Romania and its Contribution to Environmental Protection 11
Some Data Concerning Romania Strategy of Environment Protection 31
The Activity of the Electrostatics Society of America in the Field of Environmental Protection 37
New Solutions for the Removal of the Pollutants Generated by Electrical Power Plants in Romania 47
A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of the Electrostatic Filters 53
New Results in the Field of ESD Research 63
Electrostatic Technologies for the Recycling of Non-Ferrous Metals and Plastics from Wastes 77
The Miniaturization of Electrostatic Precipitators 89
Environmental Protection by Radiation Technology and IAEA Activity 105
Electron Beam Scrubbing for High Sulphur Flue Gas 111
Modelling the Interaction of Plasma "Hot Pockets" with Gas Containing Nitric Oxide 121
Treatment of Organic Pollutants by Corona Discharge Plasma 143
Non-Termal Plasma Technology for Gas Treatment 161
Electron Flue Gases Treatment in Poland 181
Use of High Power Electron Beam Radiation for Treatment of Municipal and Industrial Wastes 199
Experimental Contributions for SO[subscript 2] and NO[subscript x] Reduction from Combustion Flue Gases by Energetic Electron Induced Plasma Process and Electrical Discharge 219
Ozone Generators 253
Applications of Ozone in Water Treatment: Advantages, Disadvantages and Developments 265
Operation of Industrial Effluents 305
New Considerations of Ozone Generation and the Influence of NO[subscript x] in Ozone Production and Water Treatment 313
Recent Advances in the Electrical Decontamination of Soil 341
The Role of Mobility in EHD Pollution Control Techniques 351
Electrostatic Pesticide Spraying 363
Tests for the Electrostatic Crop Spraying as a Method of Treatment with Ultra Low Volume 379
Charged Liquid Aerosols: Generation, Advantages and Non-Polluting Technologies 393
Subject Index 407
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