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CFD Simulation of the Effects of Inlet Flow rate on Hydraulic Behavior in Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactor (CSTR)
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CFD Simulation of the Effects of Inlet Flow rate on Hydraulic Behavior in Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactor (CSTR)
Lee, Young Joo; Oh, Jeong Ik; Yoon, Sukmin; Kim, Jong-Oh; Park, No-Suk;
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This paper describes three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of liquid-liquid flow and transient tracer tests in a full-scale continuous stirred-tank reactor (CSTR) used for drinking water treatment. To evaluate the effects of inlet flow rate on hydrodynamic behavior in the selected CSTR, inlet flow rate was changed from 10% to 100% of the design flow rate. From the results of CFD simulation and analysis, as the inlet flow rate increases, Modal index and value are increased. Also, Morrill index shows local minimal points in relation to the inlet flow rate, which are observed at 20% and 40% of the design flow. As inlet flow Increases more than 40%, it is shown that Morrill index re-increases to close to ideal CSTR.
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD);Hydraulic Behavior;Continuous Stirred-tank Reactor (CSTR);Inlet Flow Rate;Morrill Index;
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