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Main Title A manual for the use of electrostatic precipitators to collect fly ash particles /
Author McDonald, J. R. ; Dean., Alan H.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dean, Alan H.
CORP Author Southern Research Inst., Birmingham, AL.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1980
Report Number SORI-EAS-80-066 (3540-7); EPA 600/8-80/025; EPA-68-02-2114
Stock Number PB81-112757
OCLC Number 08298414
Subjects Electrostatic precipitation. ; Fly ash--Environmental aspects.
Additional Subjects Air pollution control equipment ; Electrostatic precipitators ; Fly ash ; Manuals ; Electric power plants ; Particles ; Design criteria ; Performance evaluation ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Particle size distribution
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAD  EPA 600/8-80-025 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/15/1993 DISPERSAL
NTIS  PB81-112757 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation xxxvi, 746 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report incorporates the results of many studies into a manual oriented toward the collection of fly ash particles (produced by the combustion of pulverized coal) by electrostatic precipitation (ESP). It presents concepts, measurement techniques, factors influencing ESP performance, data and data analysis from a practical standpoint. Extensive use of data from full-size ESPs should familiarize the user with what to expect in actual field operation. The manual covers fundamentals of ESP, mechanical and electrical components of ESPs, factors influencing ESP performance, measurement of important parameters, advantages and disadvantages of cold-side, hot-side, and flue-gas-conditioned ESPs, safety aspects, maintenance, troubleshooting, the use of a computer model for ESP, and features of a well-equipped ESP. Studies considered in this report include those, by various individuals and organizations, on comprehensive performance evaluations of full-scale ESPs, in situ and laboratory measurement of fly ash resistivity, rapping reentrainment, evaluations of the effects of flue gas conditioning agents on ESP performance, fundamental operation of hot-side ESPs, basic laboratory experiments, and development of a mathematical model of ESP. Information from these studies can be used by power plant personnel to select, size, maintain, and troubleshoot ESPs.
"Southern Research Institute." "May 1980." Includes bibliographical references. "Contract no. 68-02-2114, task no. 7, program element no. EHE624." "SORI-EAS-80-066 (3540-7)"--Technical rept. data page. Microfiche.