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Control of industrial stack emissions.
McCollough GT; Malzahn D; Mutchler JE; Clayton GD
The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 74-117, 1973 Jan; :629-645
The standard air pollution control equipment in use is described, and listed and evaluated for comparison. The equipment includes mechanical separators, filtration devices, wet collectors, electrostatic preciptators, gas adsorbers, and combustion incinerators. Cost estimates, the physics and mechanics of the equipment, and characteristics of particles and particle dispersions are given. Federal air pollution legislation and control considerations are discussed briefly.
Air-contaminants; Atmospheric-pollution; Environmental-contamination; Control-equipment; Control-measures; Particulates; Air-treatment; Air-quality-control
The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition
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