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Main Title Technology and economics of flue gas NOx oxidation by ozone /
Author Harrison, J. W.
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, N.C.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Energy, Minerals, and Industry, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA-600/7-76-033; EPA-68-02-1325
Stock Number PB-261 917
OCLC Number 03853232
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Flue gases--Purification.
Additional Subjects Nitrogen oxides ; Air pollution control ; Ozonization ; Chemical reactors ; Flue gases ; Ozone ; Oxidation ; Electric power plants ; Combustion products ; Industrial wastes ; Concentration(Composition) ; Fuel oil ; Coal ; Economic analysis ; Reaction kinetics ; Numerical analysis ; Capitalized costs ; Operating costs ; Stationary sources ; Coal-fired power plants ; Fossil-fuel power plants ; Electric power command
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAD  EPA 600/7-76-033 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 03/15/1996
EKAM  EPA 600/7-76-033 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/08/1994
EKBD  EPA-600/7-76-033 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/17/2003
ESAD  EPA 600-7-76-033 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-261 917 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation v. 67 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
The report gives results of an investigation of the kinetics of oxidation of NO by ozone and concludes that a stoichiometric amount of ozone is required when oxidation occurs at flue gas temperatures typical for electrical generating stations. It also surveys the state of current technology for large-scale ozone generation and concludes that electrical discharge is the only feasible method at present. The report also presents results (on a per unit basis) of calculations of the energy consumption and economics of ozone generation at rates sufficient to oxidize NO at flue gas flow rates and at nitrogen oxides (NOx) concentrations typical for 500 MW coal- and oil-fired boilers. Stationary combustion sources contribute about half the manmade NOx emitted to the atmosphere in the U.S. Flue gas from combustion processes contains NOx which is predominantly in the form of NO. Although NO2 is to some extent soluble in water or aqueous solutions, NO is practically insoluble when conventional scrubbing processes are used. For effective removal, the NO must either be reduced to elemental nitrogen or oxidized to NO2 or higher oxides which can be removed by scrubbing.
Prepared under contract 68-02-1325, task 38, program element EHE624. Issued Dec. 1976. Includes bibliographical references.