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Author Yang, Yong.

Title Plasma discharge in liquid : water treatment and applications / Yong Yang, Young I. Cho, Alexander Fridman
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2012]


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Description xii, 189 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents Contents note continued: 3.2.2.Spark Breakdown Mechanism -- 3.3.Electron Avalanche for Electrical Breakdown in Liquid Phase -- 3.3.1.Dense Gas Approximation -- 3.3.2.Semiconductor Approximation -- 3.4."Bubble Theory" for Electric Breakdown in Liquid -- 3.4.1.Bubble Formation: Interface Processes -- 3.4.2.Bubble Formation: Joule Heating -- 3.4.3.Bubble Formation: Preexisting Bubbles -- 3.5.Streamer Propagation -- 3.5.1.Electrostatic Model -- 3.5.2.Thermal Mechanism -- 3.6.Stability Analysis of the Streamers -- 3.6.1.Electrostatic Pressure -- 3.6.2.Surface Tension -- 3.6.3.Hydrodynamic Pressure -- 3.7.Nanosecond and Subnanosecond Discharge in Water -- 3.7.1.Fast Imaging of Nanosecond and Subnanosecond Discharge in Water -- 3.7.2.Ionization of Liquid by E-Impact -- 3.7.3.Chance of Voids Formation -- 4.Decontamination of Volatile Organic Compounds -- 4.1.Introduction -- 4.2.Conventional Technologies -- 4.3.Mechanism of Plasma Treatment of VOCs --
Contents note continued: 4.4.Decomposition of Methanol and Ethanol -- 4.5.Decomposition of Aromatic Compounds -- 4.6.Decomposition of Chlorine-Containing Compounds -- 4.7.Decoloration of Dyes in Wastewater -- 4.8.Decomposition of Freons (Chlorofluorocarbons) -- 4.9.Cleaning of SO2 with Nonthermal Plasma -- 4.9.1.Acidic Water Case (pH < 6.5) -- 4.9.2.Neutral and Basic Water Cases (pH > 6.5) -- 5.Biological Applications -- 5.1.Plasma Water Sterilization -- 5.1.1.Previous Studies of Plasma Water Sterilization -- 5.1.2.New Developments in Plasma Water Sterilization -- Electrode Configuration -- Gliding Arc Configuration -- Spark Configuration -- 5.1.3.Plasma Species and Factors for Sterilization -- 5.1.4.Comparison of Different Plasma Discharges for Water Sterilization -- 5.2.Blood Treatment Using Nonthermal Plasma -- 5.2.1.In Vitro Blood Coagulation Using Nonthermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma --
Contents note continued: 5.2.2.In Vivo Blood Coagulation Using DBD Plasma -- 5.2.3.Mechanisms of Blood Coagulation Using Nonthermal Plasma -- 6.Cooling Water Treatment Using Plasma -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Self-Cleaning Filtration Technology with Spark Discharge -- 6.3.Calcium Carbonate Precipitation with Spark Discharge -- 6.3.1.Effect of Plasma on Cooling Water -- 6.3.2.Effect of Spray Circulation on Hardness of Cooling Water -- 6.3.3.Mechanism of Plasma-Induced Calcium Precipitation -- of Electrolysis -- of UV Radiation -- of Reactive Species -- of Microheating -- Effect of Plasma -- of Calcium Precipitation with Plasma -- 6.3.4.Economic Analysis of Plasma Water Treatment -- 6.4.Application for Mineral Fouling Mitigation in Heat Exchangers -- 6.4.1.Fouling Resistance: Validation Study -- 6.4.2.Visualization of the Calcium Carbonate Particles -- 6.4.3.Cycle of Concentration
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 1.1.Background -- 1.2.Plasma Generation in Nature and in the Laboratory -- 1.3.Needs for Plasma Water Treatment -- 1.4.Conventional Water Treatment Technologies -- 1.4.1.Chlorination -- 1.4.2.In-Line Filters -- 1.4.3.Pulsed Electric Field -- 1.4.4.Ultraviolet Radiation -- 1.4.5.Ozonation -- 1.5.Plasma in Liquids -- 1.5.1.Mechanisms of Plasma Discharges in Liquids -- 1.5.2.Application of Plasma Discharges in Water -- 2.Generation of Plasma in Liquid -- 2.1.Introduction -- 2.2.Partial and Full Discharges in Liquid -- 2.2.1.Thermal Breakdown Mechanism -- 2.2.2.Production of Reactive Species, UV, and Shock Wave by Electrical Discharges in Liquid -- 2.3.Underwater Plasma Sources -- 2.3.1.Direct Discharges in Liquid -- 2.3.2.Bubble Discharges in Liquid -- 3.Bubble and Electronic Initiation Mechanism -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Electrical Breakdown in Gas Phase -- 3.2.1.The Townsend Breakdown Mechanism --
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ionization of gases.
Plasma dynamics.
Water -- Purification.
Author Cho, Young I.
Fridman, Alexander A., 1953-
LC no. 2011032561
ISBN 1439866236