State of the art of UV water treatment technologies and hydraulic design optimisation using computational modelling

Shah, Jainil and Zidonis, Audrius and Aggidis, George (2021) State of the art of UV water treatment technologies and hydraulic design optimisation using computational modelling. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 41. ISSN 2214-7144

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Abstract

Water disinfection is an essential process for drinking water use. One of the water treatment process stages includes the application of Ultraviolet (UV) light to assist with the removal of pathogens and viruses such as Cryptosporidium. The previous review in the UV treatment system explores the optical and reaction of microorganisms to the technology. The aim of this paper is to explore the hydraulics and modelling of the current technology of the UV treatment process. There has been enormous progress made in the process of optimisation using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Due to the expensive nature of the experiments, CFD has emerged as a vital tool. This article explores two essential parts of the UV system that includes the hydraulic system and the modelling. It also explores the effects of design improvements on the UV dosage and overall disinfection efficiency.

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Journal Article
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Journal of Water Process Engineering
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This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of Water Process Engineering. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Journal of Water Process Engineering, 41, 2021 DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2021.102099
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20 Apr 2021 08:55
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