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Title: Convection towers

Abstract

Convection towers which are capable of cleaning the pollution from large quantities of air, of generating electricity, and of producing fresh water utilize the evaporation of water sprayed into the towers to create strong airflows and to remove pollution from the air. Turbines in tunnels at the skirt section of the towers generate electricity, and condensers produce fresh water.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
870219
Patent Number(s):
5477684
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
convection; towers; capable; cleaning; pollution; quantities; air; generating; electricity; producing; fresh; water; utilize; evaporation; sprayed; create; strong; airflows; remove; turbines; tunnels; skirt; section; generate; condensers; produce; generating electric; water sprayed; fresh water; convection towers; generating electricity; water spray; water utilize; producing fresh; produce fresh; skirt section; strong airflows; remove pollution; generate electricity; towers generate; create strong; condensers produce; generate electric; /60/261/422/

Citation Formats

Prueitt, Melvin L. Convection towers. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Prueitt, Melvin L. Convection towers. United States.
Prueitt, Melvin L. Sun . "Convection towers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870219.
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abstractNote = {Convection towers which are capable of cleaning the pollution from large quantities of air, of generating electricity, and of producing fresh water utilize the evaporation of water sprayed into the towers to create strong airflows and to remove pollution from the air. Turbines in tunnels at the skirt section of the towers generate electricity, and condensers produce fresh water.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {1}
}

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