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Main Title Turbulence in Orthokinetic Flocculation.
Author Argama, Yerachmiel ; Kaufma, Warren J. ;
CORP Author California Univ., Berkeley. Sanitary Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1968
Report Number SERL-68-5; FWPCA-WP-00658;
Stock Number PB-217 153
Additional Subjects ( Flocculating ; Hydraulics) ; Chemical reactors ; Mixing ; Turbulent flow ; Particle size ; Numerical analysis ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-217 153 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 170p
The study shows the relationship between the rate of orthokinetic flocculation and the hydrodynamic parameters describing the internal structure of turbulence in stirred reactors. Specifically, the study derives a theoretical expression for the frequency of collisions between particles suspended in a turbulent fluid, in which the particles are larger than the smallest scale of the turbulence; develops a working formula expressing the degree of flocculation obtained in a continuous flow system as a function of the hydrodynamic parameters and physical properties of the system; verifies experimentally the proposed theory through the simultaneous determination of flocculation performance and hydrodynamic characteristics; and develops design criteria and operational considerations for full scale treatment plants.