10 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This unit will provide students with a practically oriented module on the design, operation and troubleshooting of large scale industrial particulate pollution control equipment. Gas cleaning equipment is used to prevent emissions to the environment in almost every process producing or using particulate material. This includes most combustion processes. The design and operation of gas cleaning plant requires a thorough understanding of the principles underlying particle/fluid interactions with practical understanding of real plant operation. This course considers the main types of gas cleaning equipment; cyclones, scrubbers, filters and electrostatic precipitators and on the basis of the best available knowledge considers how best they may be specified, designed and operated.

Staff Contact: Professor RWK Allen
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: Forms an integral part of a degree programme accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute, and part of MChem and MEng degrees accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

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