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Urea Prilling Tower Design

# Urea Prilling Tower Design

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Design of Prilling Tower
Urea Physical Properties
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 
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= 2,098 J *
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= 1,748 J *
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

= 1.19 W *
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

= 2.16

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 
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

Air Physical Properties (36.1
)
1.14 kg *
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sec *
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= 0.0268 W *
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1. Heat Balance44301.420{2098

(135
–
132.6) + 224457
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+ 1748
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(132.6-60)}=15,788,893.18

4385.80 kW2. Airflow required

Heat gained by air = Heat released by urea
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
= 783,179.225 kg *



= 689,999.32

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3. Tower diameterAn upward air superficial velocity of 1.2 m *



is taken.D =
√
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= 14.5 mTake a tower diameter of 14.5 m leading to an air superficial velocity of 1.156 m *

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4. Terminal velocity
= 1.5 *


Assume
= 6.3 m *



=
      

 

= 567
= 0.58 (see Fig. 5.7)
Fig
 

Terminal velocity of particle
(
) g =

(1.5 *


(1335
–
1.14) 9.81 = 2.311 *


0.58 *
(1.5 *




 

So, LHS = RHS
    

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5. Heat transfer coefficient


  












13.75Heat transefer coefficient
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 

 
6. Solidification timePh =
 
 

 
  

Bi =

 



Fo = Ph

 


a =
  
 


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