Environmental Air Quality Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide
by Kenneth C. Schifftner

  • Presents material in an easy-to-read format

  • Contains hundreds of illustrations and charts that provide a basic understanding of the configuration of various equipment types

  • Provides guidance on selecting the proper equipment for a given application

  • Offers operations and maintenance suggestions

  • Clarifies benefits and limitations of all types and sizes of APC equipment

The Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide eases the burden in the selecting of air pollution control apparatus by providing extensive information on the best equipment available for any air pollution control problem. Instead of endorsing one technology over another, itr provides general information so that you can decide on the proper technology to use for any given application.

The book offers ample introductory information including a helpful "Air Pollution 101" chapter that reviews the basics of air pollution control. The text is divided into sections that are organized by the primary technology employed, i.e., Quenching, Cooling, Particulate Removal, Gas Absorption, etc. This structure enables you to jump from section to section and quickly compare technologies. Each section defines the type of gas cleaning device, the basic physical forces used in it, its common sizes, and its most common uses.

Written in an easy to read style, Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide serves as a technologically accurate reference that will facilitate the selection of air pollution control equipment for any operation.


  1. Introduction
  2. Air Pollution Control 101
  3. Adsorption Devices
  4. Biofilters
  5. Dry Cyclone Collectors
  6. Electrostatic Precipitators
  7. Evaporative Hot Gas Cooling and Conditioning
  8. Fabric Filter Collectors
  9. Fiberbed Filters
  10. Filament (Mesh Pad) Absorbers
  11. Fluidized Bed Scrubbers
  12. Mechanically Aided Scrubbers
  13. Packed Towers
  14. Settling Chambers
  15. Spray Towers/Scrubbers
  16. Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Control
  17. Thermal Oxidizers
  18. Tray Scrubbers
  19. Vane Type Scrubbers
  20. Venturi Scrubbers
  21. Wet Electrostatic Precipitators

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Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide
by Kenneth C. Schifftner
248 pages $188.95 + shipping
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