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Main Title Pilot scale evaluation of NOx combustion control for pulverized coal : phase II final report /
Author Brown, R. A. ; Kelly, J. T. ; Neubauer, Peter
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Kelly, John Theodore,
Neubauer, Peter.
CORP Author Acurex Corp., Mountain View, CA. Energy and Environmental Div.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; National Technical Information Service [distributor,
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/7-79-132; 78/293; EPA-68-02-1885
Stock Number PB-299 325
OCLC Number 08331139
Subjects Coal--Combustion ; Combustion gases--Environmental aspects ; Furnaces--Combustion ; Coal--Combustion ; Combustion gases--Environmental aspects ; Furnaces--Combustion
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Nitrogen oxides ; Combustion products ; Industrial wastes ; Electric power plants ; Technology ; Burners ; Boilers ; Furnaces ;
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EJBD  EPA 600-7-79-132 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/30/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/7-79-132 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 12/19/2003
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-7-79-132 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ESAD  EPA 600-7-79-132 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-299 325 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Abstract The report gives results of an investigation of advanced NOx control techniques on a pilot scale test facility firing pulverized coal. The 440 kW pilot scale test facility can simulate front wall, opposed, or tangentially fired utility and industrial boilers. Baseline and control technology tests were performed on three coal types over a range of parameters. Baseline NO levels closely simulated full scale results in both levels and trends over these parameters. The primary control technology investigated was staging. First- and second-stage parameters investigated include stoichiometry, excess air, temperature, mixing, residence time, and coal composition. The most important first-stage parameters were stoichiometry and residence time. A minimum NO level was achieved at a stoichiometric ratio between 0.75 and 0.85, depending on fuel and furnace configuration. The first-stage residence time was also found to be critical: the longer first-stage residence times gave lower stack NO levels. To obtain NO levels below 150 ppm, first-stage residence times of up to 3 seconds were required. Second-stage parameters were found to be of second-order importance.
Notes "Acurex Corporation, Energy and Environmental Division." "June 1979." Includes bibliographical references. "Contract no. 68-02-1885, program element no. EHE624A."
Place Published Research Triangle Park, NC Springfield, Va.
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web
Corporate Au Added Ent Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.); Acurex Corporation. Energy & Environmental Division.
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Interagency energy-environment research and development ; EPA-600/7-79-132.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Jun 73-Jan 78.
PUB Date Free Form 1979
Series Title Untraced Interagency energy/environment R & D program report ; EPA-600/7-79-132
Category Codes 13B; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A14/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 323767107
OCLC Time Stamp 20140210081546
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23/8:600/7-79-132
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02174cam 2200433Ia 45020