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|Title:||Performance analysis of ultraviolet water disinfection reactors using computational fluid dynamics simulation|
|Keywords:||Computational fluid dynamics|
|Citation:||Xu, C., Zhao, X.S., Rangaiah, G.P. (2013). Performance analysis of ultraviolet water disinfection reactors using computational fluid dynamics simulation. Chemical Engineering Journal 221 : 398-406. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.01.108|
|Abstract:||Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection is an environmental-friendly technology for water treatment. However, design and operation of UV disinfection reactors is very difficult without a good model. In this work, motion trajectories of micro-organism particles in various UV water disinfection reactors with different shapes, sizes and lamp arrangements were simulated in the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software: FLUENT, using the Monte-Carlo method and adopting a new methodology. The reactor performance based on micro-organism log reduction was analyzed under constant UV dosage. Effects of design and operating parameters on reactor performance were analyzed and discussed. © 2013 Elsevier B.V.|
|Source Title:||Chemical Engineering Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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