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Pollutants from Combustion Formation and Impact on Atmospheric Chemistry: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, 13-26 September 1998


By: Christian Vovelle(Editor)

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #111368 | ISBN: 0792361350
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The preservation of the environment is of increasing concern at all scales, from individual countries through continents to the entire planet. Combustion is known to contribute substantially to damage to the atmosphere and therefore Pollutants from Combustion Formation and Impact on Atmospheric Chemistry reviews current knowledge of the mechanisms by which the main pollutants are formed in combustion systems. In most situations, pollutants are present as trace components and their formation and removal is strongly conditioned by the chemical reactions initiated by fuel consumption. Specific papers therefore define precisely the general properties of combustion chemistry for gaseous, liquid and solid fuels. A substantial part of the work also concerns the impact on atmospheric chemistry of the main combustion pollutants: NOx, aromatics, soot, VOCs, sulfur and chlorinated compounds. It is this combination of combustion and atmospheric chemistry that gives Pollutants from Combustion Formation and Impact on Atmospheric Chemistry its unique character.


- Sources of pollutants, R. Friedrich
- chemistry of combustion processes, J. Warnatz
- combustion mechanisms - solid phase
- structural changes and heterogeneous reactions, K. Svoboda, et al
- influence of physical phenomena on the formation of pollutants in combustion, B. Zamuner, R. Borghi
- general description of atmospheric chemistry, G. Poulet
- stratospheric chemistry and the effect of pollutants on ozone, R.A. Cox
- gas-phase reaction mechanisms for nitrogen oxide formation and removal in combustion, C.T. Bowman
- NOx chemistry and emissions part I heterogeneous reactions (NO+NO2), K. Svoboda, et al
- NOx chemistry and emissions part II - heterogeneous reactions (N2O), K. Svoboda, et al
- formation of aromatics in combustion systems, C. Vovelle, J.L. Delfau
- soot formation and oxidation, H. Bockhorn
- VOC - volatile organic compounds - formation and emission, A. Jaecker-Voirol
- sulphur chemistry in combustion part I - sulphur in fuels and combustion chemistry, J.E. Johnsson, P. Glarborg
- sulphur chemistry in combustion part II - flue gas desulphurization, J.E. Johnsson, S. Kiil
- combustion of chlorinated hydrocarbons, S.M. Senkan

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