Achieving Greater Efficiency for 360° Rotational Grit Removal Technology Using Empirical Data and CFD Analysis
Authors: Couture, M.; Steele, A.; Bruneau, M.; Gadbois, A.; Hohman, B.
Source: Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, WEFTEC 2009: Session 11 through Session 20 , pp. 773-783(11)
Publisher: Water Environment Federation
Abstract:The current article covers the results of two years development aimed at identifying the best possible configuration for a new type of Vortex Grit Chamber using CFD modeling. The model was based on actual field data generated by a project using already existing technology. This data provided a true to life, full scale starting point for our development efforts.
Once the CFD model proved and validated, various development ideas were used to establish the best possible Vortex Grit Chamber configuration on a 360 degrees configuration.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2009
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