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

  • Yuhong Wang
  • Jianfeng Chen

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Crystallization Lime CaCO3 Supersaturation Alan 

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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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