Mass Transfer Studies with Submerged Impinging Jets in Closed Cylindrical Electrolytic Cell in the Presence of Solids

S. Feroz, B.V.L. Rao, C. Bhaskarasarma, V.S.R.K. Prasad


An experimental study of mass transfer in forced convective flow of fluid electrolyte through submerged jets impinging normal to the target surface in a closed cylindrical cell in the presence of solids (Porcelain beads) is reported. The pertinent dynamic and geometric variables of this study are flow rate, diameter of the nozzle, height of the nozzle from the target surface and solids fraction. The mass transfer measurements, made by the electrochemical method propose empirical correlations in the impingement and decreasing coefficient regions.



Impingement region, Decreasing coefficient region, Mass transfer coefficient, Target surface

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