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Reactor Geometry

4 Diameter of the reactor T = 50.0 in

4 Height of the cylindrical portion H = 80.0 in

4 Liquid level height in the reactor from bottom Z = 70.0 in

Total Volume of the reactor V = 2.8 m3

1 Select the type of Agitator Pitched Blade Turbine

4 D/T Ratio 0.5


Agitator rpm N = 110 rpm

Fluid Properties
Density ρ = 1100 kg/m3
Viscosity µ = 100 cp

Calculation

1) Reynolds Number

Diameter of the agitator D = 0.6 m

Reynolds Number Re = 8132

2)Power Requirement

Power Number Np = 1.37 Select the value from Power


Reynolds number
Power Required P = 1.61 hp Use 5.5 for Rushton six blade
(Assuming 80% Loading) concave 180 degree turbine

3) Mixing Intensity

Pumping Number Nq = 0.6 Select the value from Pumpin


on Reynolds number
Equivalent Diameter Teq = 5.00 f Use 0.72 for Rushton six blad
for concave 180 degree turbi
Volumetric flow rate Q = 9.9 f3/sec

Cross sectional area A = 13.6 f2


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Velocity V = 0.729 f/sec
4) Agitator required
No of Agitators Required = 2
Z/T = 1.40 Click Here

0.25 Chemineer HD3


0.3 Wide Hydrofoil
0.4 Pitched Blade T
0.5 Rushton 6 Blade
180 Degree Con
e from Power number chart based on
ber
shton six blade turbine & 3.2 for
egree turbine

e from Pumping number chart based


umber
ushton six blade turbine & 0.7
0 degree turbine
Chemineer HD3
Wide Hydrofoil
Pitched Blade Turbine
Rushton 6 Blade Turbine
180 Degree Concave
Wide Hydrofoil Pitched Blade turbine
180 degree concave
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Power Number
Narrow Hydrofoil
0.8 Power Number Curve for Chemineer HE3
Power No
Reynolds D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
No
0.7
100 0.73 0.71 0.69 0.68
Power Number

200 0.53 0.52 0.49 0.46


0.6
300 0.47 0.45 0.42 0.4
500 0.41 0.39 0.37 0.35
800
0.5 0.38 0.37 0.34 0.32
1200 0.36 0.34 0.32 0.3
3000 0.33 0.32 0.3 0.28
0.4
10000 0.33 0.32 0.29 0.27

0.3

0.2

0.1

0
100 1100 2100 3100 4100 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 10100 11100

D/T = 0.25 D/T = 0.3Number D/T = 0.4


Reynolds D/T = 0.5
eer HE3

0 9100 10100 11100

D/T = 0.5
Wide Hydrofoil
Power No
Power Number Curve for Wide Hydrofoil
Reynolds D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
No2.5
Power Number

100 2.28 2.24 2.15 2.11


200 1.78 1.75 1.69 1.65
2
300 1.56 1.53 1.48 1.45
500 1.3 1.29 1.24 1.23
800 1.14 1.12 1.09 1.08
1.5
1200 1.09 1.08 1.05 1.03
3000 1.06 1.05 1 0.98
100001 1.06 1.05 1 0.98

0.5

0
100 1100 2100 3100 4100 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 1

D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4


Reynolds Number D/T=0.5
Hydrofoil

7100 8100 9100 10100 11100

D/T=0.5
Pitched Blade Power Number curve for Pitched blade turbine
2.5
Power No
Power Number

Reynolds D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5


No2
100 2.14 2.14 2.14 2.14
200 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.72
1.5
300 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
500 1.46 1.46 1.46 1.46
800 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.38
12001 1.37 1.37 1.37 1.37
3000 1.37 1.37 1.37 1.37
10000 1.37 1.37 1.37 1.37
0.5

0
100 1100 2100 3100 4100 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 10100 11
Reynolds Number
de turbine

D/T=0.2
5
D/T=0.3
D/T=0.4
D/T=0.5

0 9100 10100 11100


Rushton 6 Blade

Reynolds Power No
No D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
200 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4
300 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
500 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
800 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
1200 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
3000 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
10000 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5

180 Degree Concave

Reynolds Power No
No D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6
200 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.15
300 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
500 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
800 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
1200 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
3000 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
10000 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2
Chemineer HE3
Pumping Number curve for HE3 Impeller
Reynolds Power No
No0.6 D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
Pumping Number

100 0.33 0.31 0.3 0.3


200
0.5 0.34 0.33 0.32 0.32
300 0.36 0.35 0.34 0.34
500 0.38 0.36 0.36 0.35
0.4
800 0.43 0.42 0.41 0.39
1200 0.45 0.44 0.43 0.41
3000
0.3
0.51 0.47 0.45 0.44
10000 0.57 0.55 0.53 0.51

0.2

0.1

0
100 1100 2100 3100 4100 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 10100
Reynolds Number
Impeller

D/T=0.2
5
D/T=0.3
D/T=0.4
D/T=0.5

00 9100 10100 11100


Wide Hydrofoil
Pumping Number curve for Wide Hydrofoil
Power No
Reynolds
0.9 No D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 0.44 0.41 0.36 0.35
0.8 200 0.54 0.48 0.43 0.4
Pumping Number

300 0.58 0.51 0.45 0.43


0.7 500 0.64 0.57 0.51 0.46
800 0.67 0.6 0.54 0.48
0.6 1200 0.71 0.62 0.57 0.5
3000 0.77 0.69 0.62 0.55
0.510000 0.8 0.73 0.63 0.56

Pitched Blade
0.4

Reynolds Power No
0.3 No
D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 0.45 0.42 0.37 0.36
0.2 200 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.41
300 0.6 0.54 0.48 0.44
0.1 500 0.66 0.61 0.54 0.47
800 0.7 0.65 0.57 0.5
0 1200 0.74 0.67 0.6 0.52
100
3000 1100
0.82 2100
0.75 31000.66 4100 0.57 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 10100 11
10000 0.88 0.8 0.68 0.6Reynolds Number
drofoil

D/T=0.2
5
D/T=0.3
D/T=0.4
D/T=0.5

9100 10100 11100


Pitched Blade
Pumping Number curve for PBT
Reynolds1 Power No
Pumping Number

No D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5


0.9
100 0.45 0.42 0.37 0.36
2000.8 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.41
300 0.6 0.54 0.48 0.44
0.7
500 0.66 0.61 0.54 0.47
8000.6 0.7 0.65 0.57 0.5
1200 0.74 0.67 0.6 0.52
30000.5 0.82 0.75 0.66 0.57
100000.4 0.88 0.8 0.68 0.6

0.3

0.2

0.1

0
100 1100 2100 3100 4100 5100 6100 7100 8100 9100 10100
Reynolds Number
r PBT

D/T=0.2
5
D/T=0.3
D/T=0.4
D/T=0.5

100 9100 10100 11100


Rushton 6 blade

Reynolds Power No
No D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
200 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
300 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
500 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
800 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
1200 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
3000 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72
10000 0.72 0.72 0.72 0.72

180 Degree Concave

Reynolds Power No
No
D/T=0.25 D/T=0.3 D/T=0.4 D/T=0.5
100 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68
200 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
300 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
500 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
800 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
1200 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
3000 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
10000 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7