Optimal Design of Chlorination Systems

by 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

Abstract: 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 | Mathematical models | Organisms | Mathematics | Hydrologic models | Wastewater management |

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