Synthesis and Application of Nanoparticles by Multiphase Reactive Precipitation in a High-Gravity Reactor: II: Modeling

  • Yuhong Wang
  • Jianfeng Chen


A mathematical model was developed to describe the particle size distribution of nanoparticles (e.g., CaCO3) synthesized by multiphase reactive precipitation in a high-gravity reactor reported in part I. This model utilizes a material balance, population balance, kinetics of crystallization, and mass transfer equations. The agreement between predictions and experimental results is satisfactory.


Mass Transfer Coefficient Reactive Precipitation Population Balance Mass Transfer Equation Material Balance Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuhong Wang
    • 1
  • Jianfeng Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Higravitec Center, Department of Chemical EngineeringBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijingChina

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