Effects of contaminants on the mass-transfer characteristics of a two-impinging-streams gas-liquid reactor
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Colleges, School and Institutes
- Sharif University of Technology
The mass-transfer characteristics of a new type of two-impinging-streams reactor (TISR) was studied by means of sodium sulfite solution as the liquid phase and air as the gas phase, in the presence and absence of various types of surface-active agents (SAAs). The influences of anionic, cationic, and nonionic SAAs on the specific interfacial area and overall volumetric mass-transfer coefficient obtained in the TISR were investigated. It was found that the presence of a little amount of the above-mentioned contaminants increases the specific interfacial area and decreases the overall volumetric mass-transfer coefficient. On the basis of the experimental results obtained for various types of SAAs, correlations were derived for the interfacial area as well as the Sherwood number for the liquid phase in terms of Froude, Reynolds, Schmidt, and Morton numbers.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Chemical Engineering and Technology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Nov 2011|