Performance comparison between novel and commercial static mixers under turbulent conditions

Chemical Engineering and Processing – Process Intensification

Volume 193, November 2023, 109559

Ranim Chakleh, Fouad Azizi

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Introduction

In this investigation, two newly proposed hybrid mixer geometries are compared to two commercial designs namely, the static mixers.  Fig. 1 depicts the flow domain made of two representative units of each design.

The investigated computational domain of each mixer consists of a horizontal tube of internal diameter �����=12.7 mm equipped with 4 mixing elements of diameter equal to that of the pipe.  Larger diameters were not tested to avoid unnecessary computational.

Credit authorship contribution statement.

Ranim Chakleh:  Methodology, Formal analysis, Investigation, Visualization, Software, Writing – original draft, Data curation. 

Fouad Azizi:  Methodology, Investigation, Conceptualization, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing, Formal analysis, Supervision, Project administration, Funding acquisition.

Declaration of Competing Interest

The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.

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