Studies on Numerical Analysis in Electrostatic Precipitator – A Review
Vikash Kumar Patel*
Journal of Advanced Mechanical Sciences. 2022 June 2; 1(2): 63-67
Electrostatic precipitators (ESP) have gotten a lot of attention lately because of their great efficiency and low cost. Designing ESP for applications in the industry, numerical simulation is generally used as it is a powerful, cost-effective, as well as an adaptable tool. The numerical models of ESP that are available simulate different physical processes, such as electric field ionization, movement of air, charging of particles and their motion, are summarized in this paper. We know that existing models could produce results within acceptable range, and computing power needed for applications in industry are not very large.
Keywords: Electrostatic precipitator, corona discharge, electro-hydro dynamic flow, ionized electric field.
 I.E. Achouri, N. Hamou, F. Achouri. Numerical analysis of the different parameter corona discharge in an electrostatic precipitators. 8th International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC-2016) Algiers, Algeria- November 2016, 15-17.
 S.M.E. Haque, M.G. Rasul, M.M.K. Khan, A.V. Deev, N. Subaschandar. A Numerical Model of an Electrostatic Precipitator. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference Crowne Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia 2-7 December 2007.
 B. Guo, A. Yu, J. Guo. Numerical Modelling of ESP for Design Optimization. Procedia Engineering. 102 (2015) 1366-1372.
 T. Wen, I. Krichtafovitch, A. Mamishev. Numerical study of electrostatic precipitators with novel particle-trapping mechanism. Journal of Aerosol Science. 5 (2016) 95–103.
 L. Zhao, K. Adamiak. Numerical simulation of the electrohydrodynamic flow in a single wire-plate electrostatic precipitator. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 6 (2008) 683–691.
 L. Zhao, K. Adamiak. Numerical simulation of the effect of EHD flow on corona discharge in compressed air. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 2(2013) 298–304.
 J. Podlinski, J. Dekowski, J. Mizeraczyk, D. Brocilo, J. Chang. Electrohydrodynamic gas flow in a positive polarity wire-plate electrostatic precipitator and the related dust particle collection efficiency. Journal of Electrostatics. 3 (2006) 259–262.
 K. Adamiak. Simulation of corona in wire-duct electrostatic precipitator by means of the boundary element method. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. 3 (1994) 381–386.
 K. Adamiak, P. Atten. Simulation of corona discharge in point–plane configuration. Journal of Electrostatics. 6 (2004) 85–98.
 B. Guo, A. Yu, J. Guo. Numerical modeling of electrostatic precipitation: Effect of gas temperature. Journal of Aerosol science. 11 (2014) 102–115.
 Y. Chun, J. Chang, A. Berezin, J. Mizeraczyk. Numerical modeling of near corona wire electrohydrodynamic flow in a wire-plate electrostatic precipitator. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 2 (2007) 119–124.
 H. Lei, L. Wang, Z. Wu. EHD turbulent flow and Monte-Carlo simulation for particle charging and tracing in a wire-plate electrostatic precipitator. Journal of Electrostatics. 3 (2008) 130–141.
 G. Lin, C. Tsai. Numerical modeling of nanoparticle collection efficiency of single-stage wire-in-plate electrostatic precipitators. Aerosol Science & Technology. 10 (2010) 1122–1130.
 N. Farnoosh, K. Adamiak, G.S.P. Castle. 3-D numerical analysis of EHD turbulent flow and monodisperse charged particle transport and collection in a wire-plate ESP. Journal of Electrostatics. 12 (2010) 513–522.
 M. Ghazanchaei, K. Adamiak, G.S.P. Castle. Predicted flow characteristics of a wire-nonparallel plate type electrohydrodynamic gas pump using the Finite Element Method. Journal of Electrostatics. 73 (2015) 103–111.