Emissions Control Technology for Coal Fueled Reciprocating Engines

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Title Emissions Control Technology for Coal Fueled Reciprocating Engines
Creator Benson, Charles; Wilson, Robert; Loftus, Peter; Itse, Daniel; Morgan, Mark
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1992
Spatial Coverage presented at Cambridge, Massachusetts
Abstract Over the last 4 years, development of a coal-fueled, diesel engine for stationary power applications has been conducted by the team of Arthur D. Little, Cooper Bessemer, AMBAC, PSI Technology Company (pSIT), Otisca Industries, Ltd., AMAX R&D, CQ, Inc., and Energy International. This development effort will soon culminate in a 100-h continuous, proof-of-concept demonstration of a 1.8 MW six-cylinder engine at CooperBessemer in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. As part of the development work, over 650 hr of testing have been conducted on this engine and a single-cylinder laboratory research engine. These tests have shown that coal-fueled diesel operation is feasible with (a) economical coal cleaning and slurrying technology; (b) wear resistant engine components involving ceramic materials; and (c) an effective emission control system. This paper discusses the features and performance of the emissions control system. Initial results are presented for the selective catalytic reduction process that controls NOx and the sodium based sorbent injection process that controls SOx.
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Language eng
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Date Created 2012-05-15
Date Modified 2012-09-20
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62f7r28