Urban Air Pollution and Control

J. He, K. Chen, J. Xu

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Abstract

Particulate matters, sulfur oxides (SO. x), nitrogen oxides (NO. x), and volatile organic compounds are commonly considered as the major types of pollutants in urban air pollution and pose severe threats to atmospheric environment and human being's health. The selection of suitable control methods for these pollutants depends mainly on their natures and emission sources. This article introduces both prevention and end-of-pipe treatment technologies for the abovementioned pollutants emitted from both stationary and mobile sources in urban areas with the analysis of their pros and cons.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies
PublisherElsevier
Pages243-257
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9780128046777
ISBN (Print)9780128047927
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jul 2017

Keywords

  • Emission reduction
  • Nitrogen oxide
  • Particulate matter
  • Sulfur oxide
  • Urban air pollution
  • Volatile organic compounds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (all)

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