Energy from Waste, 1st Edition

  • Paul Breeze
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  • ISBN-10: 012809513X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128095133
  • DDC: 333.79
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 100 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This book is a concise, up-to-date and accessible guide on how to create power from both urban and industrial waste. The book explores the types of waste that, instead of going to landfill, can be converted to energy, also discussing the most up-to-date technologies for doing so. The book contains a strong emphasis on the related environmental impacts and economic factors involved in the various methods of generating electricity, making this a valuable and insightful read for those involved in the management and conversion of waste, including energy engineers, managers and technicians.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Power Generation Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: An Introduction to Energy from Waste.
2: The Politics of Waste.
3: Waste as a Resource.
4: Waste to Energy Technologies.
5: Landfill Waste Disposal, Anaerobic Digestion, and Energy Production.
6: Traditional Waste Combustion Technologies.
7: Advanced Waste-to-Energy Technologies: Gasification, Pyrolysis, and Plasma Gasification.
8: Waste to Energy Plants and the Environment.
9: The Economics of Energy from Waste.