Processes Involving Vaporization, Cooling or Cleaning of Gases

  • G. G. Nasr
  • A. J. Yule
  • L. Bendig
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Abstract

Fire has two faces: one is friendly, it gives light and warmth. It has set in motion the process of civilization. Through its force the human race has developed. But when it gets out of control it shows its other nature. Then fire devours and destroys everything. Its destructive force cannot be subdued. It becomes an incalculable enemy of man. Among historical events, which have shaken the world, there have been disasters like the one in the year 64 in Rome, the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the big bush fires of 1994 in Sydney [1].

Keywords

Combustion Surfactant Convection Mercury Attenuation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. G. Nasr
    • 1
  • A. J. Yule
    • 2
  • L. Bendig
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Aeronautical, Civil and Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SalfordSalford, Greater ManchesterUK
  2. 2.Dept. of Mechanical EngineeringUMISTManchesterUK
  3. 3.Lechler GmbH & Co KGMetzingenGermany

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