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Michael J Pilat
CEE 558
Seattle Campus

Control of Gaseous Air Pollutants

Physical and chemical processes used to control gaseous air pollutants. Absorption into liquids. Aqueous spray dryer scrubbers. Adsorption beds. Control of sulfur oxide and nitrogen oxide. Case studies of control systems. Prerequisite: CHEM E 435 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 566; W, even years.

Class description

Processes for the control of gaseous air pollutants (such as sulfur dioxide SO2, nitric oxide NO, carbon monoxide CO, hydrocarbons, odors, and the greenhouse gases CO2 and methane). Course will cover the possible methods for control of greenhouse gas emissions.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures on the fundamental principles, control systems, case studies of actual installations. Will use some VHS videos which illustrate the processes. Will use the course web site at to make information available.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Homework problems which illustrate fundamentals and applications. Reading of handouts or information on course web site.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Michael J Pilat
Date: 11/22/2004