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Main Title Incinerator Overfire Mixing Study.
Author Moh, C. Michael ; Sarofi, Adel F. ;
CORP Author Little (Arthur D.), Inc., Cambridge, Mass.
Year Published 1972
Report Number ADL-72940; EPA-EHSD-71-6; 1133;
Stock Number PB-210 382
Additional Subjects ( Combustion ; Incinerators) ; ( Incinerators ; Air pollution) ; ( Air pollution ; Combustion products) ; ( Refuse disposal ; Air pollution) ; Carbon monoxide ; Oxidation ; Design criteria ; Mixing ; Baffles ; Mathematical models ; Gas flow ; Jet mixing flow ; Bibliographies ; Air pollution control ; Solid waste disposal ; Overfire mixing
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-210 382 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 242p
Abstract The processes occurring in a burning refuse bed are analyzed to yield estimates for the rate and quantity of combustibles emitted from the bed. Gases of over 14% carbon monoxide content can be released. Methods are then developed to analyze the flow through the furnace. The analysis shows that stratification of the flow and incomplete mixing of fuel and sufficient oxygen-containing gases can occur. Design equations are presented describing the behavior of overfire air or steam jets for mixing, tempering and/or bringing oxygen to the combustible gases. Refuse incinerator overfire air system design methods developed from the above analyses are presented and contrasted with similar design methods for solid fuel bed coal-firing furnaces. (Author)
Highlights Notes Analyses processes occurring in a burning refuse bed to yield estimates for rate and quantity of combustion products. Design criteria are discussed.
PUB Date Free Form Feb 72,
Category Codes 21B; 13B; 13A; 68A; 81A; 68C
NTIS Prices PC A11/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326530311
Origin NTIS
Type CAT