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Fuels: Analysis of Plant Performance and Environmental Impact

  • Marilin Mariano dos Santos
  • Patricia Helena Lara dos Santos MataiEmail author
  • Laiete Soto Messias
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Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)

Abstract

This chapter discusses the impacts on operating costs, efficiency and pollutants generation of fossil fuels burned in thermoelectric power plants. The possible techniques used to reduce pollutant emission are discussed including the evaluation of their impact on the plant operation. A brief analysis of dual fuel power plant equipment is presented at the end of the chapter.

Keywords

Thermal Efficiency Combustion Chamber Selective Catalytic Reduction Selective Catalytic Reduction System Thermoelectric Power Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marilin Mariano dos Santos
    • 2
  • Patricia Helena Lara dos Santos Matai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Laiete Soto Messias
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering–Polytechnic SchoolUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Pacto Engenharia e Meio Ambiente LtdaSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.FIGENER S.A.São PauloBrazil

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