Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Modeling of electrostatic spray in a venturi scrubber||Authors:||Yang, H.T.
|Issue Date:||Feb-2003||Citation:||Yang, H.T., Viswanathan, S., Balachandran, W., Ray, M.B. (2003-02). Modeling of electrostatic spray in a venturi scrubber. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 78 (2-3) : 181-186. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/jctb.730||Abstract:||This paper summarizes the results of an investigation into the distribution of the droplets produced by electrostatic nozzles inside a Pease-Anthony venturi scrubber. The model simulates the flux distribution of charged droplets injected from an electrostatic nozzle in the scrubber under the combined influence of hydrodynamic and electric fields. The effects of operating parameters, such as gas velocity, diameter of the scrubbing droplets, charge-to-mass ratio and liquid-to-gas ratio, on the flux distribution of the water droplets in the throat of the scrubber are also investigated. The model takes into account initial liquid momentum, electric, hydrodynamic and gravitational forces, and eddy diffusion. The flux distribution of the scrubbing liquid in the presence of an electric field is much improved over a conventional scrubber, and the effect increases with the increase in charge-to-mass ratio. However, the effect of an electric field on the droplet flow pattern for small drops in a strong hydrodynamic field is negligible. Simulated results are in good agreement with the experimental data obtained in the laboratory. © 2003 Society of Chemical Industry.||Source Title:||Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/92479||ISSN:||02682575||DOI:||10.1002/jctb.730|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on May 28, 2020
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on May 20, 2020
checked on May 30, 2020
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.