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Main Title Particulate sizing techniques for control device evaluation /
Author Smith, W. B. ; Smith, Wallace B. ; Cushing, Kenneth M. ; McCain., Joseph D.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Cushing, Kenneth M.,
McCain, J. D.,
CORP Author Southern Research Inst., Birmingham, Ala.;National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Control Systems Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA-650/2-74-102; SORI-EAS-74-138; EPA-68-02-0273; EPA-ROAP-21ADM-011
Stock Number PB-240 670
OCLC Number 01928438
Subjects Automatic control ; Flue gases ; Particle size determination ; Control equipment
Additional Subjects Industrial wastes ; Flue gases ; Particle size distribution ; Particle size ; Counting ; Condensation nuclei ; Cascaded elements ; Cyclone separators ; Air pollution control equipment ; Measurement ; Cascade impactors
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD  EPA 650-2-74-102 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/27/2014
EKBD  EPA-650/2-74-102 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/18/2016
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 650-2-74-102 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB-240 670 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Abstract The report gives results of a study that has proven the feasibility of measuring particle size distributions in stack gases (and fractional efficiencies) from 0.01 to 15 micro meters. It describes a first-generation system that represents a viable package that can be improved and will continue to be useful in making these extremely important measurements related to the control of fine particles. Three techniques were used to measure particle size distributions in industrial plant environments under a variety of conditions: cascade impactors, in the particle size range 0.5-20 micro meters; diffusion batteries and CN counters, 0.01-0.2 micro meters; and optical counters, 0.3-2 micro meters. The stage collection efficiencies of several impactors and cyclones were also measured in the laboratory. A vibrating-orifice aerosol generator was used for calibration.
Notes Prepared by Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, Ala., under contract no. 68-02-0273, ROAP no. 21ADM-011, program element no. 1AB012. Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-119).
Place Published Washington Springfield, Va.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Southern Research Institute (Birmingham, Ala.)
Corp Au Ser Add Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-650/2-74-102.
NTIS Title Notes Environmental protection technology series.
PUB Date Free Form 1974
Series Title Untraced Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-650/2-74-102
Category Codes 13B; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A01
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 326602500
OCLC Time Stamp 20161104065605
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1/23/2:650/2-74-102
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02194cam 2200481Ii 45010