Entries by Annie McBride

Economic Evaluation of Projects

Antonio J. Benavides and Francisco M. Benavides Determining the Discount Rate to Use in Calculating the Present Value of Future Cash Flows The most common way to assess the economics of a project is the discounted net present value (NPV) of cash flows. Before budgeting a new project, a company must assess the overall level […]

Systems to Control Nitrogen Oxides in Coal Fired Power Plants

Systems to control Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) in Coal Fired Power Plants  Dr. Prasanna Seshadri, PhD, Energy Engineering  ABSTRACT Commonly referred to as NOx, Nitrogen oxides are one of the primary pollutants emitted by high  temperature combustion systemssuch as pulverized coal (PC) fired boilers. Due to its role in both  acid rain and ozone formation, NOx […]