A CFD Approach to modelling ex-situ bioremediation

Crapper, Martin and Wu, Tong (2008) A CFD Approach to modelling ex-situ bioremediation. In: 4th European Conference on Bioremediation, 3-6 September 2008, Crete.

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Abstract

A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) approach to simulating an ex-situ biopile is presented. The model represents a hydrocarbon contaminated pile subject to an ambient wind, with three different aeration systems. It is found that the CFD approach offers useful insight into this problem, that the cooling effect due to wind and aeration has a significant effect on the biodegradation of contaminant and that a substantial proportion of contaminant is volatilized to the atmosphere rather than biodegraded.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H200 Civil Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 15:31
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2016 15:31
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/27044

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