Optimal Design of Chlorination Systemsby Madhav L. Tikhe, Lect. in Civ. Engrg.; Malaviya Regional Engrg. Coll., Jaipur, India,
Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 5, Pg. 1019-1028
Document Type: Journal Paper
A mathematical model has been developed to calculate the chlorine dose required for a desired percentage kill of organisms while keeping the total cost of the process at minimum. The model developed is general and applicable for water as well as wastewater. An example has been worked out to illustrate the use of equations proposed. The optimum chlorine dose is not only a function of various constants and cost of chlorine but also the volume to be treated. The optimal cost of chlorination increases with the increase in percentage kill of organisms.
Subject Headings: Chlorine | Organisms | Mathematical models | Hydrologic models | Mathematics | Wastewater management
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