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Particles from combustion with infrared obscuration potential

Michael Joseph Ashe

Particles from combustion with infrared obscuration potential

by Michael Joseph Ashe

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Published .
Written in English


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StatementMichael Joseph Ashe.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL19356480M

Combustion-generated carbonaceous aerosols are generally in the form of fractal aggregates (FA-s) with shapes that vary from long chain-like structures to much more compact, almost spherical.   Photoelectronic light-obscuration smoke detectors (also called projected-beam detectors) also use photo-optic technology. (See Exhibit 3.) The projected-beam detectors, however, are responsive to both visible and invisible particles of combustion. They are also unaffected by color.

The Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS) is an online journal that optimizes the communication of concepts, information, and progress within the remote sensing community to improve the societal benefit for monitoring and management of natural disasters, weather forecasting, agricultural and urban land-use planning, environmental quality monitoring, ecological restoration, and numerous. Combustion of the coal is at the heart of the boiler. The mass release and the heat release due to coal combustion must be known in both space and time in order to calculate the heat transfer to the walls. Pyrolysis is thermal decomposition of the coal, resulting in volatile gases and solid char particles. Between 35 and 60% of the dry, ash.

  In general, pharmaceutical products are required to be essentially free of visible foreign particles. For parenterals, the USP General Chapter specifies light obscuration and microscopy as the methods for the counting and sizing of particles in the [greater than or equal to] 10[micro]m and [greater than or equal to] 25[micro]m size range. Powders of nanocrystalline metal oxides were compared with common macrocrystalline powders and minerals for their ability to reflect near-infrared light (NIR) (− nm). The nanocrystalline metal oxides were found to possess higher NIR reflectance values (∼15−20%) and this can be attributed to their smaller crystallite sizes coupled with smaller mean aggregate sizes in accordance.


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Particles from combustion with infrared obscuration potential by Michael Joseph Ashe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Four particle types formed during combustion have been studied: Soot A smoke generator has been designed and built which is capable of producing soot particles about microm in size - approximately times larger than those formed in conventional flames.

Mass extinction measurements have been taken, typical a values being 1. 3 m2 /gram in the infrared wavelength region 2. 5 to : Michael Joseph. Ashe. Particles from combustion with infrared obscuration potential Author: Ashe, Michael Joseph ISNI: The size requirements for good obscuration in the infrared spectral window can be achieved with such fuels.

Ash cenospheres The formation of spherical ash particles from the combustion of coal has been investigated. The type of ash sphere Author: Michael Joseph.

Ashe. Smoke (The term “smoke” in this paper is defined as any mixture of soot, other combustion products, and surrounding air, as a result of turbulent mixing that happens in a buoyant plume above the fire.) obscuration is among the universal measures in any building related fire experiment, along with temperature, surface temperatures, net heat Cited by: 1.

Single Particle Optical Sensing (SPOS) technique, also known as light obscuration, helps in sizing particles from to microns. A simple syringe pump to pull exact aliquots of a sample through the light obscuration sensor. It is well known that combustion generated particles generally are considerably smaller than μm, often smaller than nm (Géhin et al., ), which justifies that number concentration of ultrafine particles would be a more relevant metric than mass concentration to determine residential exposure to combustion-related by: They have obscuration range of about % obs/ft to 2% obs/ft.

Aspiration smoke detector and Air sampling Detector. This type uses pipe and fan based system in order to draw smoke particles into the detection system. They have obscuration range of about % Particles from combustion with infrared obscuration potential book to % obs/ft. Most of the air sampling detectors are of aspiration type.

The aerosol particles that are produced in a fire are classified into two types of fire signatures according to their light scattering properties.

Namely, invisible and visible fire signatures. Flaming fires burn hotter and result in more complete combustion, and produce smaller aerosol (smoke) particles. Larger, more spherical particles will typically flow more easily than smaller or high aspect ratio particles.

Smaller particles dissolve more quickly and lead to higher suspension viscosities than larger ones. Smaller droplet sizes and higher surface charge (zeta potential) will typically improve suspension and emulsion stability.

Smoke (The term “smoke” in this paper is defined as any mixture of soot, other combustion products, and surrounding air, as a result of turbulent mixing that happens in a buoyant plume above the fire.) obscuration is among the universal measures in any building related fire experiment, along with temperature, surface temperatures, net heat fluxes, and concentration measurements.

All sensor outputs were connected to a computer through an electronic processer for data acquisition. In addition to the gas analysis, two smoke obscuration meters were placed 12 m downstream from the fire location, m from the tunnel roof, to measure the light obscuration at.

The mean size and zeta potential of hordein and HCPs are presented in mean diameter of pure hordein particles was around nm, which was in agreement with the previous report (Boostani et al., ).In the presence of chitosan, the mean diameter of HCPs was larger than that of the pure hordein particles and the mean size of HCPs gradually increased with the decrease of hordein.

Obscuration is a unit of measurement that has become the standard way of specifying smoke detector sensitivity. Obscuration is the effect that smoke has on reducing sensor visibility, expressed in percent obscuration per unit length;[30] higher concentrations of smoke result in higher obscuration levels.

Typical smoke detector obscuration ratings. We measured the particle size distribution for the combustion ash particles with a Malvern Mastersizer E laser diffraction instrument that uses Mie theory to es-5 timate the equivalent volume.

Smoke is a collection of airborne particulates and gases emitted when a material undergoes combustion or pyrolysis, together with the quantity of air that is entrained or otherwise mixed into the mass. It is commonly an unwanted by-product of fires (including stoves, candles, internal combustion engines, oil lamps, and fireplaces), but may also be used for pest control (), communication (smoke.

Potential improvement in operational stealth capability would be derived from two advantages over the current smoke screen systems. First, by avoiding the use of high temperature combustion reactions, the flame hazards to both personnel and the local environment are eliminated.

Second, the use of pre-packaged powders enables the aerosol plume. PM 10 airborne particles present an important potential environmental problem due to their direct effect on the respiratory system and to their transport of carcinogenic organic species such as PAHs, dioxins, and furans.

Both local topography and meteorological conditions, such as wind speed and air stability characteristics, have an influence. It works by means of “Fog oil pumped into the exhaust gas of a turbine engine to produce visual obscuration and graphite pellets are pulverized to 5 micron particles and disseminated through a separate ejector to produce infrared obscuration.” Edgewood Chemical Biological Center ().

CBRN Handbook. (Rock Island, IL: Edgewood Chemical. Burning of small particles – diffusion versus kinetic limits 3. The burning of boron particles 4. Carbon particle combustion (C. Shaddix) E.

Practical carbonaceous fuels (C. Shaddix) 1. Devolatilization 2. Char combustion 3. Pulverized coal char oxidation 4. Molecular size, Molecular weight, Particle size, Zeta potential: Temperature range: 0°C - °C Particle size range: nm - 10µm Technology: Light Scattering, Dynamic Light Scattering, Electrophoretic Light Scattering, Static Light Scattering: Dispersion type: Wet: Sample cell type.

The location of smoke detectors shall be based on an evaluation of potential ambient sources of smoke, moisture, dust, or fumes, and electrical or mechanical influences, to minimize nuisance alarms. Combustible gas detectors NFPA 72 describes a gas detector as “a device that detects the presence of a specified gas concentration.”.

Combustion - Combustion - Physical and chemical aspects of combustion: Combustion, with rare exceptions, is a complex chemical process involving many steps that depend on the properties of the combustible substance.

It is initiated by external factors such as heat, light, and sparks. The reaction sets in as the mixture of combustibles attains the ignition temperature.Large particles scatter light at small angles relative to the laser beam and small particles scatter light at large angles, as illustrated below.

The angular scattering intensity data is then analyzed to calculate the size of the particles responsible for creating the scattering pattern, using the .obscuration.

A high sensitivity detector responds to a lower concentration of smoke while a low sensitivity detector responds to a high concentration of smoke under identical fire test conditions. OBSCURATION – The unit of measurement where smoke has an effect on visibility.

Expressed in %/foot.