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studies of mixing systems in anaerobic digesters using cfd

studies of mixing systems in anaerobic digesters using cfd

Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using

2019-10-16  Abstract Anaerobic digesters are extensively used for the treatment of wastewaters. The impact of nanoparticles, such as silver, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, and copper oxide within the wastewater treatment systems is recently discussed in the literature. Furthermore, in some cases, different conclusions are drawn from studies investigating the impacts of nanoparticles on the

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Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using

Anaerobic digesters are extensively used for the treatment of wastewaters. The impact of nanoparticles, such as silver, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, and copper oxide within the wastewater treatment systems is recently discussed in the literature. Furthermore, in some cases, different conclusions are drawn from studies investigating the impacts of nanoparticles on the microbial activity ...

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Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using

Download Citation Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using CFD and the Future Applications of Nanotechnologies Anaerobic digesters are extensively used for the treatment of ...

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Study of mixing systems and geometric configurations for ...

2018-8-1  Literature on CFD simulations about mixing in anaerobic digesters are reviewed in order to have a good comprehension of the objectives of current study [ 60 ]. A description of different flow patterns is obtained in order to analyze different design in a short time and whit a relatively low cost.

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Study of mixing systems and geometric configurations

Please cite this article as: Grazia Leonzio, Study of mixing systems and geometric configurations for anaerobic digesters using CFD analysis, Renewable Energy (2018), doi: 10.1016/j.renene. 2018.02.071 This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to

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CFD simulation of mixing in anaerobic digesters ...

2009-4-1  A three-dimensional CFD model incorporating the rheological properties of sludge was developed and applied to quantify mixing in a full-scale anaerobic digester. The results of the model were found to be in good agreement with experimental tracer response curve. In order to predict the dynamics of mixing, a new parameter, UI (uniformity index ...

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CFD ANALYSIS OF MECHANICAL MIXING IN ANAEROBIC

A general computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model that characterizes mechanical mixing in anaerobic digesters was developed. In this model, liquid manure was assumed to be Newtonian (water) and non-Newtonian fluids dependent on total solids (TS) concentration. Commercial CFD software (Fluent 6.3) was used to simulate flow fields in a full-scale anaerobic digester with four mixing designs: (1 ...

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MIXING OPTIMIZATION OF GAS-MIXED ANAEROBIC

2021-5-4  In this paper, a novel method to compare the mixing quality of different system configurations is described. An Euler-Lagrangian CFD model to simulate gas mixing in anaerobic digestion introduced in (Dapelo et al., 2015) is used to reproduce the behaviour of the full-scale digester described in (Dapelo and Bridgeman, 2015).

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CFD simulation of gas mixing in anaerobic digesters ...

2014-11-1  A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model that characterizes gas mixing in anaerobic digesters was developed. The four gas mixing designs studied are: (1) unconfined mixing by two bottom diffusers, (2) confined mixing by one draft tube, (3) unconfined mixing by two cover mounted lances, and (4) confined mixing by two bubble guns.

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Numeric Simulation‐Based Analysis of the Mixing

Mixing Process in Anaerobic Digesters of Biogas Plants Stirring systems with two rotational three-bladed propellers were analyzed using computational fluid dynamics. The propellers are located at three heights and seven angles in a tank with 9m radius. The fluid was characterized by non-Newto-

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Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using

Anaerobic digesters are extensively used for the treatment of wastewaters. The impact of nanoparticles, such as silver, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, and copper oxide within the wastewater treatment systems is recently discussed in the literature. Furthermore, in some cases, different conclusions are drawn from studies investigating the impacts of nanoparticles on the microbial activity ...

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CFD ANALYSIS OF MECHANICAL MIXING IN ANAEROBIC

A general computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model that characterizes mechanical mixing in anaerobic digesters was developed. In this model, liquid manure was assumed to be Newtonian (water) and non-Newtonian fluids dependent on total solids (TS) concentration. Commercial CFD software (Fluent 6.3) was used to simulate flow fields in a full-scale anaerobic digester with four mixing designs: (1 ...

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CFD simulation of mixing in egg-shaped anaerobic

2010-3-1  A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model that characterizes mechanical draft tube mixing in egg-shaped anaerobic digesters was developed. Simulation of flow patterns were carried out with a propeller rotating from 400 to 750. rpm, assuming liquid manure to be Newtonian (water) and non-Newtonian fluids depending on the total solids (TS) concentration.

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MIXING OPTIMIZATION OF GAS-MIXED ANAEROBIC

2021-5-4  mixing strategies, such as alternating biogas injection between two different nozzle series at regular time interval in gas-mixed digesters. Therefore, it is necessary to define a new criterion to assess mixing in anaerobic digestion. In this paper, a novel method to compare the mixing quality of different system configurations is described.

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CFD Prediction of Mixing Time in Anaerobic Digesters

A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for the calculation of mixing time in anaerobic digesters with mechanical mixing was developed. CFD simulation was carried out in two stages: (1) using a ...

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CFD multiphase modelling for evaluation of gas mixing

2018-3-21  Overview of the study In this work, CFD analysis has been undertaken in order to predict the mixing flow of a gas mixed anaerobic digester as a first step to optimize the process. This has been performed in two stages. Initially the reactor contents are assumed to behave as a Newtonian fluid (i.e. with constant uniform viscosity).

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Numeric Simulation‐Based Analysis of the Mixing

Mixing Process in Anaerobic Digesters of Biogas Plants Stirring systems with two rotational three-bladed propellers were analyzed using computational fluid dynamics. The propellers are located at three heights and seven angles in a tank with 9m radius. The fluid was characterized by non-Newto-

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CFD simulation of anaerobic digestier to investigate ...

2020-6-13  Nowadays, the use of anaerobic digester is a good option for renewable energy and the replacement of fossil fuels. Mixing speed in digester is one of the most important factors affecting the biogas production and operating costs of biogas plants. Thus, optimization of mixing speed is necessary to investigate sludge behavior and biogas production. In this study, simulation of mechanical mixing ...

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Effect of mixing on biogas production during mesophilic ...

2011-4-19  Grazia Leonzio, Studies of Mixing Systems in Anaerobic Digesters using CFD and the Future Applications of Nanotechnologies, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 10.1007/s12649-019-00828-1,

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Current Trends in Digester Mixing Technologies

2021-9-9  rc0406sfbs.ppt 4 Importance of Good and Reliable Mixing in Digesters Provides uniform environment for microbes Maintains contact between active biomass and incoming feed sludge Enhances biological reaction rates • Improves VSS reduction efficiency Increases gas production • more pronounced at lower HRTs

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CFD ANALYSIS OF MECHANICAL MIXING IN ANAEROBIC

A general computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model that characterizes mechanical mixing in anaerobic digesters was developed. In this model, liquid manure was assumed to be Newtonian (water) and non-Newtonian fluids dependent on total solids (TS) concentration. Commercial CFD software (Fluent 6.3) was used to simulate flow fields in a full-scale anaerobic digester with four mixing designs: (1 ...

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MIXING OPTIMIZATION OF GAS-MIXED ANAEROBIC

2021-5-4  mixing strategies, such as alternating biogas injection between two different nozzle series at regular time interval in gas-mixed digesters. Therefore, it is necessary to define a new criterion to assess mixing in anaerobic digestion. In this paper, a novel method to compare the mixing quality of different system configurations is described.

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CFD simulation of anaerobic digestier to investigate ...

2020-6-13  Nowadays, the use of anaerobic digester is a good option for renewable energy and the replacement of fossil fuels. Mixing speed in digester is one of the most important factors affecting the biogas production and operating costs of biogas plants. Thus, optimization of mixing speed is necessary to investigate sludge behavior and biogas production. In this study, simulation of mechanical mixing ...

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CFD Modelling of Biomass Mixing in Anaerobic Digesters

Abstract Cut in greenhouse gas emissions, increment of energy from renewables and improvement in energy efficiency represent the three key targets for future energy systems. Among the available bioenergy technologies, biogas production via biodegradation and anaerobic digestion is a widely applied approach, not only to produce biofuels but also to manage industrial and domestic organic waste.

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CFD prediction of mixing time in anaerobic digesters.

A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for the calculation of mixing time in anaerobic digesters with mechanical mixing was developed. CFD simulation was carried out in two stages: (1) using a multiple reference frame (MRF) approach to predict steady-state turbulent flow, and (2) solving a transient scalar transport equation to obtain the mixing time based on the converged flow fields....

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A CFD strategy to retrofit an anaerobic digester to ...

2020-2-26  CFD modelling of full-scale, gas-mixed digesters has unequivocally demonstrated that there is consistent space for mixing design improvement (Dapelo Bridgeman 2018a, 2018b). However, previous work reported in the literature has been mainly limited to demonstrating the bare feasibility of such improvement, giving only sparse and fragmented ...

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Analysis of anaerobic digester mixing: comparison of long ...

2020-4-1  Leonzio (2018) conducted research on the best mixing systems and geometric configuration for an anaerobic digester with CFD analysis. Meister et al. (2018) conducted a CFD analysis based on the finite volume method of the mixing of Newtonian and non-Newtonian sludge in anaerobic digesters to investigate the effects of operational variations on ...

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Current Trends in Digester Mixing Technologies

2021-9-9  rc0406sfbs.ppt 4 Importance of Good and Reliable Mixing in Digesters Provides uniform environment for microbes Maintains contact between active biomass and incoming feed sludge Enhances biological reaction rates • Improves VSS reduction efficiency Increases gas production • more pronounced at lower HRTs

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Analysis of Fluid Flow Patterns in Cylindrical Vessels of ...

2020-7-6  the anaerobic digester results in better mixing. Latha et al. (2009) performed CFD simulations using multiphase model for evaluation of mixing in an aerobic digester. In the transient case study, it was shown that the reactor achieves steady-state condition within 10 seconds of real time. The review of literature shows that sufficient research

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DETERMINATION OF MIXING QUALITY IN BIOGAS

2014-3-4  energy demand for mixing in some biogas plants can be even higher. Therefore, optimal mixing in anaerobic digesters is a basic condition for effi cient plant operation and biogas production. The use of problematic substrates (e.g. grass silage or other fi brous substrates), installation of unsuitable mixing systems or inconvenient mixing ...

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