Population balance modeling of synthesis of nanoparticles in aerosol flame reactors
Population balance models typically employed in simulations of synthesis of nanoparticles in aerosol flame reactors are presented. The main focus of the present study is on sectional techniques for a variety of particle formation and growth mechanisms involving gas phase and surface chemical reactions, coagulation, and sintering. A moving sectional model is described and compared with other models including a detailed two dimensional sectional method. Conditions of applicability of the above mentioned numerical model are also investigated.
KeywordsAerosol Flow Population Balance Model Primary Particle Size Distribution Pivot Technique Aerosol Flow Reactor
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