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Main Title Application of Pulse Combustion to Incineration to Liquid Hazardous Waste.
Author DeBenedictis, C. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher Apr 94
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA/600/R-94/060;
Stock Number PB94-164415
Additional Subjects Air pollution abatement ; Incinerators ; Hazardous materials ; Pulsation ; Resonant frequency ; Combustion efficiency ; Combustion products ; Performance evaluation ; Toxicity ; Liquid wastes ; Fuel oil ; Stationary sources ; Particulates ; Chlorobenzenes ; Carbon tetrachloride ; Pulse amplitude ; Pulse combustion ; POHC(Principal organic hazardous constituents) ; Liquid hazardous wastes
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NTIS  PB94-164415 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 09/01/1994
Collation 105p
The report gives results of a study to determine the effect of acoustic pulsations on the steady-state operation of a pulse combuster burning liquid hazardous waste. A horizontal tunnel furnace was retrofitted with a liquid injection pulse combustor that burned No. 2 fuel oil. The fuel oil was doped with surrogate principal organic hazardous constituents (POHCs). For each test condition, the burner was operated in both a pulsing and nonpulsing mode. Large amplitude acoustic pulses were generated by adjusting the burner frequency to match the natural frequency of the combustion chamber. The combustion gases were sampled to quantify organic and particulate emissions. The results showed destruction and removal efficiency (DRE) values that were greater than six nines (99.9999%) for both pulsing and nonpulsing operations. The pulse combustor for the study was equipped with a fuel vaporization unit which may have enhanced the destruction capabilities of the burner.