Electrostatic precipitator penetration function for pulverized coal combustion aerosols

Sampo Ylätalo (Corresponding Author), Esko Kauppinen, Jukka Hautanen, Jorma Joutsensaari, Petri Ahonen, Terttaliisa Lind, Jorma Jokiniemi, Markku Kilpeläinen

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In order to determine penetration curve of the electrostatic precipitator (ESP) as a function of aerosol particle diameter in the range of 10–1000 nm measurement series were carried out in real scale power plant conditions. Differential mobility particle sizing (DMPS) system was used to measure the particle mobility distributions before and after ESP. MICRON -algorithm (constrained regularization) was used to invert mobility distribution to the corresponding number distributions. Penetration curve was calculated from the measured number distributions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)795-798
JournalJournal of Aerosol Science
Issue numberSuppl. 1
Publication statusPublished - 1992
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
Event1992 European Aerosol Confrence Proceedings - Oxford, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Sept 199211 Sept 1992


  • aerosols


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