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Solving for proportionality factor

proportionality factor


pressure drop (Pdrop)
temperature (T)
gas flow rate (Q)
absolute pressure (P)
gas density (pgas)


pressure drop (Pdrop)
= 0
= 0
temperature (T)
= 0
= 0
gas flow rate (Q)
= 0
= 0
absolute pressure (P)
= 0
= 0
gas density (pgas)
= 0
= 0


proportionality factor (K)

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cyclone radial velocity
radial velocityradial velocity
particle or particulate densityparticle or particulate density
air densityair density
radial distanceradial distance
rotational velocityrotational velocity
particulate or particle diameter particulate or particle diameter
air viscosityair viscosity
cyclone pressure drop
pressure droppressure drop
proportionality factorproportionality factor
gas flow rategas flow rate
absolute pressureabsolute pressure
gas densitygas density
cyclone separation factor
separation factorseparation factor
radial velocityradial velocity
settling velocitysettling velocity
cyclone approximate effective turns
approximate effective turnsapproximate effective turns
inlet heightinlet height
cylinder lengthcylinder length
cone lengthcone length
cyclone cut diameter
cut diametercut diameter
gas viscositygas viscosity
inlet widthinlet width
effective turnseffective turns
inlet gas velocityinlet gas velocity
particle densityparticle density
gas densitygas density
vradial=radial velocity
vinlet=inlet velocity
pparticle=particle or particulate density
pair=air density
r=radial distance
w=rotational velocity
d=particle particulate or diameter
Pdrop=pressure drop
Q=gas flow rate
P=absolute pressure
pgas=gas density
u=air viscosity
ugas=gas viscosity
K=proportionality factor
v=settling velocity
S=separation factor
N=approximate effective turns
h=inlet height
Lcylinder=cylinder length
Lcone=cone length
dcut=cut diameter
W=inlet width

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

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