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GRAVITY SETTLING CHAMBER [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Pollution
  • Environmental Studies and Analyses
  • Wastewater Treatment
CONT

A gravity settling chamber is a chamber large enough so that the gas velocity is reduced sufficiently to permit dust or droplets to settle out

CONT

There are various mechanical collection devices that depend on the fact that particles are heavier than gas molecules ... particles will settle faster ... in a settling chamber.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pollution de l'air
  • Études et analyses environnementales
  • Traitement des eaux usées
CONT

La chambre de sédimentation est le plus simple des appareils utilisés pour recueillir les particules [...] C'est un compartiment dans lequel la vitesse du gaz est réduite pour permettre la sédimentation

CONT

Les fumées chargées de cendres passent lentement dans des chambres de dépôt où elles abandonnent leurs particules solides par pesanteur.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Contaminación del aire
  • Estudios y análisis del medio ambiente
  • Tratamiento de aguas residuales
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