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Title: The use of fractal dimensions in filtration
Authors: Brock, S.T.H.
Tarleton, E.S.
Keywords: Fractal dimension
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: IChemE
Citation: BROCK, S.T.H. and TARLETON, E.S., 1998. The use of fractal dimensions in filtration. Proceedings, World Congress Particle Technology 3, Brighton, CD-ROM Rec. No. 20190.
Abstract: To enable the fractal characterisation of structures in filtration systems, a computer program has been written to simulate and measure the characteristics of particles growing on a filter surface in two dimensions. Two analysis techniques have been used to give both a roughness factor (using a perimeter fractal dimension) and density factor (using an enclosing circle fractal dimension) for the simulations. These techniques have been used to characterise both the overall structure of the simulated cake and the interstitial spaces between particles. Results have shown a correlation between simulation parameters and fractal dimension.
Description: This is a conference paper.
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URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5721
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