Application of a fibrous electrostatic filter for treatment of diesel exhaust

Tomasz Ciach , Tomasz Robert Sosnowski

Abstract

The paper presents results of investigations of a novel method for diesel exhaust filtration in a fibrous filter supplemented by the external electrostatic field (FEF), which may be used to eliminate the occupational hazard near sources of diesel emission. The reported research follows the preliminary basic study of soot removal in such systems (Ciach, Sosnowski, \& Podgórski, 1995), and is focused on the construction and testing of a prototype technical-scale FEF device. The results suggest a strong relation between applied voltage and filtration efficiency of the system and demonstrate the influence of aerosol precharging on the efficiency, which can be more than 95\%.
Author Tomasz Ciach (FCPE / DBBE)
Tomasz Ciach,,
- Department of Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering
, Tomasz Robert Sosnowski (FCPE / CIPE)
Tomasz Robert Sosnowski,,
- Chair of Integrated Process Engineering
Journal seriesInternational Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, ISSN 1080-3548
Issue year2000
Vol6
No3
Pages321-333
Publication size in sheets0.6
Keywords in Englishaerosols, air conditioning, air pollutants, occupational, equipment design, filtration, humans, materials testing, static electricity, temperature, time factors, vehicle emissions
ASJC Classification2739 Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health; 3311 Safety Research; 2213 Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2014 = 0.62; WoS Impact Factor: 2008 = 0.405 (2) - 2011=0.347 (5)
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