Cyclone Design Equations and Formulas Calculator

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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 velocity radial velocity
particle or particulate density particle or particulate density
air density air density
radial distance radial distance
rotational velocity rotational velocity
particulate or particle diameter particulate or particle diameter
air viscosity air viscosity

cyclone pressure drop
pressure drop pressure drop
proportionality factor proportionality factor
gas flow rate gas flow rate
absolute pressure absolute pressure
gas density gas density
temperature temperature

cyclone separation factor
separation factor separation factor
radial velocity radial velocity
settling velocity settling velocity

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

cyclone cut diameter
cut diameter cut diameter
gas viscosity gas viscosity
inlet width inlet width
effective turns effective turns
inlet gas velocity inlet gas velocity
particle density particle density
gas density gas 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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