Estimating Costs of Air Pollution Control

Estimating Costs of Air Pollution Control

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In these pages is all the information that you-manager, engineer, or other technical professional-would need to select, size, and estimate qbudget/studyq level capital and annual costs for a variety of air pollution control equipment. This equipment includes wet scrubbers, carbon adsorbers, and other qadd-onq devices. This book also deals with such nonstack controls as wet dust suppression systems and flue gas desulfurization systems. The costs are current (1988 or 1989 dollars) and are mainly presented in equational form for ease of computerization and updating. Clear, comprehensive equipment sizing procedures are also detailed. Finally, several detailed example problems are included to illustrate the sizing and costing procedures. This book is not just for technical personnel, however. The material is easy to grasp and use. Anyone with an air pollution control background can follow and apply the procedures and data herein. Using this book, air pollution control professionals can now develop sound, defensible (within Ap30%) cost estimates with a minimum of time and effort.The following two equations provide prices for three-phase carbon steel motors for sizes ranging from 1 to 150 hp:8 ... hp alt; 150 Each price (reference date: February 1988) includes the motor (three-phase), V-belt drives, belt guard, and starter.

Title:Estimating Costs of Air Pollution Control
Author:William M. Vatavuk
Publisher:CRC Press - 1990-05-03


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