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A philosophy for the selection, scale-up and process simulation of filters

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posted on 11.09.2009, 14:24 authored by Steve Tarleton, Richard J. Wakeman
This paper details some generic aspects of a co-ordinated approach to the selection, scale-up and process simulation of filtration and separation equipment. An interactive computer software package capable of identifying a likely separation device is outlined briefly. Choosing the example of cake filters, the beneficial use of computer software and automated data acquisition in laboratory apparatus is illustrated and it is shown how the typical experimental data generated can be analysed in a consistent manner by computer software to generate scale-up data. The paper also indicates how this information can be used within a family of dedicated process modelling software packages to simulate detailed filter cycle operations on batch and continuous cake filters.

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School

  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Chemical Engineering

Citation

TARLETON, E.S. and WAKEMAN, R.J., 2000. A philosophy for the selection, scale-up and process simulation of filters. World Filtration Congress 8, Brighton, UK.

Publisher

The Filtration Society

Version

NA (Not Applicable or Unknown)

Publication date

2000

Notes

This is a conference paper.

Language

en