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PIV laser method for investigations of the dust density influence on the dust flow structure in electrostatic precipitator
Author(s): Janusz Podliński; Anna Niewulis; Jerzy Mizeraczyk; Pierre Atten
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, results of Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) measurements of the flow velocity field in an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) are presented. The ESP was an acrylic parallelepiped with a wire discharge electrode and two plate collecting electrodes placed on the top and bottom of the ESP. The measurements were carried out for various dust densities. The obtained results showed that the general shape of the flow patterns at different dust densities is similar in the bulk of the flow. However, the flow velocities and level of turbulences strongly depends on the dust density, in particular in the downstream region of the ESP, behind the wire electrode.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 February 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6598, Laser Technology VIII: Applications of Lasers, 65980Y (20 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.726589
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Janusz Podliński, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery (Poland)
Anna Niewulis, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery (Poland)
Jerzy Mizeraczyk, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery (Poland)
Pierre Atten, LEMD-CNRS (France)
Joseph Fourier Univ. (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6598:
Laser Technology VIII: Applications of Lasers

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