THERMAL SCIENCE

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OPTIMIZED DESIGN FOR HEAVY MOUND VENTURI

ABSTRACT
The venturi scrubber is one of the most efficient gas-cleaning devices for removal of contaminating particles in industrial flue-gas purification processes. The velocity of the gas entering the scrubber is one of the key factors influencing its dust-removal efficiency. In this study, the shapes of the heavy mound and tube wall are optimized, allowing the girth area to become linearly adjustable. The resulting uniformity of velocity distribution is verified numerically.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2016-12-01
PAPER REVISED: 2017-03-01
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2017-03-21
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2017-04-08
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI161201102X
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2017, VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4, PAGES [1873 - 1878]
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