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Title: Hygroscopic cooling tower for waste water disposal

Abstract

In various embodiments, the present invention relates to heat dissipation systems including a hygroscopic working fluid integrating waste water as makeup water. The present invention also relates to methods of using the same. The present invention also relates to hygroscopic cooling systems adapted to dispose of waste water by combining the waste water with a hygroscopic working fluid, precipitating impurities and evaporating the remaining water.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Energy & Environmental Research Center, Grand Forks, ND (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1771679
Patent Number(s):
10845067
Application Number:
15/918,916
Assignee:
Energy & Enviornmental Research Center (Grand Forks, ND)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28C - HEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT WITHOUT CHEMICAL INTERACTION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-08NT43291
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 03/12/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Martin, Christopher Lee. Hygroscopic cooling tower for waste water disposal. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Martin, Christopher Lee. Hygroscopic cooling tower for waste water disposal. United States.
Martin, Christopher Lee. Tue . "Hygroscopic cooling tower for waste water disposal". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1771679.
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