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Design and Operation of Electrostatic Precipitators

  • Heinz Brauer
  • Yalamanchili B. G. Varma

Abstract

Dust particles are removed from a gas stream in electrostatic precipitators due to the action of electrostatic forces. Between a positive and a negative electrode an electric field is established in which the charged dust particles are forced to move in the direction of the collecting electrode on the surface of which a very porous layer of dust builds up with time. The dust layer has to be removed periodically, for instance by rapping of the collecting electrode. The dislodged dust falls into a hopper at the base of the precipitator.

Keywords

Dust Particle Migration Velocity Dust Layer Field Charge Discharge Electrode 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz Brauer
    • 1
  • Yalamanchili B. G. Varma
    • 2
  1. 1.Technische Universität BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology MadrasIndia

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