Hazardous Waste Incineration Engineering


  • T. Bonner

A guide to current practices in hazardous waste incineration, including commercially available technologies, waste characterization, pollution control, facility design and operation.
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Hazardous waste incineration facilities.


Book information

  • Published: December 1981
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-0877-9

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Current Practices Introduction Commercially Available Hazardous Waste Incineration Technologies Emerging Hazardous Waste Incineration Technology Air Pollution Control Devices (APCD) References3. Waste Characterization Introduction Waste Characterization Background Information Waste Sampling Basic Analysis of Waste Supplemental Analysis of Waste Analysis Test Methods Thermal Decomposition Unit Analysis Work Sheet References4. Incinerator and Air Pollution Control System Design Evaluation Introduction Destruction and Removal Efficiency Calculations Incinerator Evaluation Air Pollution Control and Gas Handling System Design Evaluation Worksheets References5. Overall Facility Design, Operation, and Monitoring Introduction Incinerator Facility Site Selection and Operation Waste Receiving Area Waste Storage Area Waste Blending and/or Processing Before Incineration Combustion Process Monitoring Air Pollution Control Device Inspection and Monitoring Scrubber Waste System Treatment Inspection and Monitoring Continuous Monitoring Instrumentation for Gaseous Components Plant Condition Monitoring Systems Scrubber/Quench Water and Ash Handling Fugitive Emissions Materials of Construction Miscellaneous Concerns Technical AssistanceReferencesAppendix A: Subject IndexAppendix B: Glossary of TermsAppendix C: Conversion FactorsAppendix D: BibliographyAppendix E: Laboratory-Scale Thermal Decomposition Analytical DataAppendix F: Trial Burn Summaries