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# Cyclone Design Equations and Formulas Calculator Air Filtration, Quality, Purification and Pollution Control

Inputs: particle density (pparticle) air density (pair) radial distance (r) rotational velocity (w) particle diameter (d) air viscosity (u)

Conversions: pparticle pair r w d u Solution: radial velocity (vradial) = HAS NOT BEEN CALCULATED Other Units: Change Equation Select an equation to solve for a different unknown cyclone radial velocity radial velocity particle or particulate density air density =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 kilogram/meter^3 kilogram/meter^3 meter radian/second meter kilogram/meter-second

rotational velocity

particulate or particle diameter

air viscosity

cyclone pressure drop pressure drop

proportionality factor

gas flow rate

absolute pressure gas density

temperature

cyclone separation factor separation factor radial velocity settling velocity cyclone approximate effective turns

approximate effective turns inlet height cylinder length cone length cyclone cut diameter cut diameter

gas viscosity

inlet width

effective turns

inlet gas velocity

particle density

gas density

vradial vinlet pparticle pair r w d Pdrop

Where = radial velocity = inlet velocity = particle or particulate density = air density = radial distance = rotational velocity = particle particulate or diameter = pressure drop

Q P pgas u ugas K T v S N h Lcylinder Lcone dcut W

= gas flow rate = absolute pressure = gas density = air viscosity = gas viscosity = proportionality factor = temperature = settling velocity = separation factor = approximate effective turns = inlet height = cylinder length = cone length = cut diameter = inlet width

References - Books: 1) P. Aarne Vesilind, J. Jeffrey Peirce and Ruth F. Weiner. 1994. Environmental Engineering. Butterworth Heinemann. 3rd ed.