- Selection of an unlimited number of sedimentation tanks for each analysis
- Definition of tank structures through geometric dimensions (length, width and height)
- Description of sediment characteristics through expected grain density and diameter range
- Computation of grain hydraulic characteristics (i.e. Reynolds number, drag coefficient and settling velocity of grain as a function of grain diameter according to various power law formulations)
- Computation of sedimentation tank features (i.e. discharge, velocity and residence time as a function of grain diameter etc.)
- Identification of critical working conditions (grain diameter and discharge) for each solution
- Comparison of results with available field data
- Visualisation of results
- Suitable for designing and testing
OPTIONS FOR IO OPERATIONS
- Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Files (xlsx)
OPTIONS FOR GRAPHICS
- Standard Image Formats (jpeg, tiff)
- Portable Document Format (pdf)
Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, Figure 4, Figure 5 and Figure 6 illustrate some typical simulation results, comparing different design solutions.
Figure 1. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus grain Reynolds number (X-Axis).
Figure 2. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus grain drag coefficient (X-Axis).
Figure 3. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus grain velocity (X-Axis).
Figure 4. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus discharge (X-Axis).
Figure 5. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus velocity (X-Axis).
Figure 6. Grain diameter (Y-Axis) versus residence time (X-Axis).