Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling for Wastewater Treatment Plants: Minimized Risk Through Maximized Knowledge
Abstract:Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling was applied during design of a dechlorination system at the Humber Treatment Plant (HTP). The modeling helped designers address Canadian Environment Protection Agency (CEPA) objectives and safeguard the local water resources through the best available treatment methods. Due to numerous constraints, designers applied modeling to evaluate design alternatives, which ensured that an optimal outcome was reached that met required treatment standards. This paper presents CFD modeling as a decision-making tool and illustrates how modeling benefitted the design process.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2010
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