Combustion & Gasification Processes and Air Pollutants Emissions

A special issue of Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433). This special issue belongs to the section "Air Quality".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 August 2023) | Viewed by 198

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Department of Energy, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Campinas, C. Postal 6122, Campinas 13083-970, SP, Brazil
Interests: combustion; gasification; CLC processes; shale oil reactors; boilers; gasifiers; thermodynamics; gas reforming; power generation; mathematical modeling; simulation
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Dear Colleagues,

The need to improve the efficiency of power generation processes is urgent. Those efforts also include proposing new processes. Advances in the combustion of fuels (gas, liquid, and solids) as well as the gasification of solid ones are important aspects of such investigations. Studies related to biomass and residues—such as Municipal Solid Wastes—as fuels are particularly welcome. However, improvements and mitigations on the use of fossil fuels on the effects on the environment might be of interest. Theoretical as well as experimental work on predicting or measuring the rate of greenhouse and polluting gas, liquid, or solid emissions are critical to allow evaluations and decisions that consider not just the efficiencies regarding power generation but also the effects on the environment. The characterization of those emissions, as their composition, concentration, and other physical and chemical properties would be valuable to assess their polluting effects. Methods or equipment that might decrease such emissions to the environment would also be extremely helpful to appraise the economics of proposed power generation processes.

This issue would also include mathematical modeling or applications of existing software in the field.

Prof. Dr. Marcio L. De Souza-Santos
Guest Editor

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  • combustion
  • gasification
  • power generation
  • emissions
  • pollutants
  • greenhouse gases
  • experimental work
  • theoretical work
  • mathematical modeling
  • boiler, gasifier
  • combustors
  • reactors
  • simulations

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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