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WTE, Combustion Phenomena on Moving Grate

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2493-6_396-3

Glossary

AD

Anaerobic digestion

CFD

Computational fluid dynamics

CHP

Combined heat and power

CHP/DHC

Combined heat and power/district heating and cooling

CV

Calorific value

DEFRA

Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs

DHC

District heating and cooling

DVC

Depolymerization-vaporization-cross-linking model

EfW

Energy-from-waste

EU

European Union

FG

Functional group

FG-DVC

Functional group model and a depolymerization-vaporization-cross-linking model

GJ

Gigajoule

kWh

Kilowatt hours

kW h

Kilowatt heat

MBT

Mechanical biological treatment

MSW

Municipal solid waste

MRF

Material recovery facility

MW

Megawatt

NO

Nitric oxide

NO x

Nitrogen oxides

PCDD/Fs

Polychlorinated dibenzo-dioxins and furans

RDF

Refuse-derived fuel

ROC

Renewable Obligation Certificate

SRF

Solid-recovered fuel

TEQ

Toxic equivalent

TGA

Thermogravimetric analysis

WID

Waste WTE directive

WTE

Waste-to-energy

Definition of the Subject

Historically, waste materials from cities were simply dumped in huge piles of polluting...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Energy and Environment Engineering (EEE)Sheffield UniversitySheffieldUK
  2. 2.EEE Group, Chemical and Biological EngineeringSheffield UniversitySheffieldUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Athanasios C. Bourtsalas
    • 1
  • Nickolas Themelis
    • 2
  1. 1.Earth Engineering CenterColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Columbia UniversityEarth and Environmental EngineeringNew YorkUSA