302.061 Pollution control at thermal power systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to distinguish between the the most important methods of dust removal, desulfurization and denitrification of flue gas. Even they are informed about the removal of special compounds like dioxon and furane. Even they know the most important methods of flue gas analysis.

Subject of course

The requirements for flue gas purification of fossile fueled steam boilers, hot water boilers and industrial firing become more and more severe. Therefore, knowledge of the methods and problems of flue gas dust precipitation, desulfurisation and denitrofication is important. Special problems arise with the use of non conventional fuels such as communal waste, sewage slurry and industrial waste. The possible influence of the so called greenhouse gases on the global climate and the influence of the ozone depleting gases on the stratosphere ozone layer is discussed. Measuring principles for fluegas components are presented.

Teaching methods

  • Presentation of the different methods
  • Illustration on examples
  • Basic design calculations

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

The lecture is given in German language.



Course dates

Tue12:15 - 13:4502.03.2021 - 09.03.2021 ZOOM (LIVE)Unit
Pollution control at thermal power systems - Single appointments
Tue02.03.202112:15 - 13:45 ZOOMUnit
Tue09.03.202112:15 - 13:45 ZOOMUnit

Examination modalities

1) Presence and collaboration during the lectures

2) Presentation of a basic calculation for a certain system (filter, cyclone, flue gas desulfurization)

3) Written examination

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.

Group Registration

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A30.01.2021 08:0008.07.2021 08:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


G. Baumbach: Luftreinhaltung, Springer Verlag