Optimization of distribution basin and ratio at valve opening in the water treatment process

정수공정에서 분배조 및 밸브 개도율 최적화

Cho, Youngman;Ryu, Dongchoon;Yoo, Pyungjong

  • Received : 2015.09.02
  • Accepted : 2015.10.05
  • Published : 2015.10.15


Distribution basins are used widely in the water treatment process. Uniform distribution at the distribution basin is an important because it affect precipitation efficiency of sedimentation basin. Generally distribution basin has a free surface water and is consisted of a weir. Study result, when inflow of distribution basin is less, amount of overflow is much at the nearest weir from the inlet. But when inflow is much, amount of overflow is much at the far weir from the inlet. The difference of distribution amount at the pipe is affected by the curvature and length of the pipe. The magnitude of the effect is determined by the relative energy loss and the flow state of the distribution basin. Optimization of the response surface method for minimizing an amount of deviation of the distribution is a very useful technique to determine the optimal ratio of the valve opening.


Computational Fluid Dynamics;Distribution basin;Response surface method;Pipe


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