Effects of tilt and motion on a packed deaeration column

R. K. Tanner, S. A. Baker, B. Waldie

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Abstract

The mass transfer performance of different packings are compared in water deaeration columns under tilt and motion conditions. The reduction in performance with tilt is greatest for those packings performing well under vertical conditions and is more severe in tall, narrow columns. A method is proposed and tested for scaling-up the effects of tilt in a packed column based on the concept of geometric similarity. With cyclic motion about the vertical, deaeration performance can approach that in vertical operation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInstitution of Chemical Engineers Symposium Series
PagesB111-B119
Volume2
Edition128
Publication statusPublished - 1992
EventDistillation and Absorption '92 - Birmingham, Engl
Duration: 7 Sep 19929 Sep 1992

Conference

ConferenceDistillation and Absorption '92
CityBirmingham, Engl
Period7/09/929/09/92

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    Tanner, R. K., Baker, S. A., & Waldie, B. (1992). Effects of tilt and motion on a packed deaeration column. In Institution of Chemical Engineers Symposium Series (128 ed., Vol. 2, pp. B111-B119)