IJESD 2015 Vol.6(2): 151-154 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2015.V6.579

Microwave Plasma System Design and Modelling for Marine Diesel Exhaust Gas Abatement of NOx and SOx

N. Manivannan, W. Balachandran, R. Beleca, and M. Abbod

Abstract—A set of procedures for the design of microwave based non-thermal plasma reactor for the abatement of NOx and SOx from marine exhaust gas is presented in this paper. The design is supported by finite element based analysis developed in COMSOL multi-physics environment. The proposed design suggests that use of rightly chosen slots arrangements for the insertion of microwave energy into the multi-mode cavity can increase the supplied dosage of microwave energy to the gas.

Index Terms—Non-thermal plasma, marine diesel exhausts gas abatement, microwave plasma reactors.

N. Manivannan, W. Balachandran, R. Beleca, and M. Abbod are with CESR of School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK (e-mail: Nadarajah.Manivannan@brunel.ac.uk).

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Cite:N. Manivannan, W. Balachandran, R. Beleca, and M. Abbod, "Microwave Plasma System Design and Modelling for Marine Diesel Exhaust Gas Abatement of NOx and SOx," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 151-154, 2015.

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  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
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  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
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