# Cyclone Design Equations Formulas Calculator

Air Filtration Quality Purification Pollution Control

## Inputs:

pressure drop (Pdrop)
temperature (T)
proportionality factor (K)
unitless
absolute pressure (P)
gas density (pgas)

## Conversions:

pressure drop (Pdrop)
= 0
= 0
meter
temperature (T)
= 0
= 0
kelvin
proportionality factor (K)
= 0
= 0
absolute pressure (P)
= 0
= 0
atmosphere
gas density (pgas)
= 0
= 0
kilogram/meter^3

## Solution:

gas flow rate (Q)
= NOT CALCULATED

## Other Units:

Change Equation
Select to solve for a different unknown
 radial velocity particle or particulate density air density radial distance 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
Where
 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 T = temperature 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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