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.


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