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Title: Method of chaotic mixing and improved stirred tank reactors

Abstract

The invention provides a method and apparatus for efficiently achieving a homogeneous mixture of fluid components by introducing said components having a Reynolds number of between about [le]1 to about 500 into a vessel and continuously perturbing the mixing flow by altering the flow speed and mixing time until homogeneity is reached. This method prevents the components from aggregating into non-homogeneous segregated regions within said vessel during mixing and substantially reduces the time the admixed components reach homogeneity. 19 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
6179667
Patent Number(s):
5921679
Application Number:
PPN: US 8-878896
Assignee:
Rutgers, the State Univ. of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 19 Jun 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; CHEMICAL REACTORS; DESIGN; EFFICIENCY; HOMOGENEOUS MIXTURES; MIXING; DISPERSIONS; MIXTURES; 320303* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Industrial & Agricultural Processes- Equipment & Processes

Citation Formats

Muzzio, F J, and Lamberto, D J. Method of chaotic mixing and improved stirred tank reactors. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Muzzio, F J, & Lamberto, D J. Method of chaotic mixing and improved stirred tank reactors. United States.
Muzzio, F J, and Lamberto, D J. Tue . "Method of chaotic mixing and improved stirred tank reactors". United States.
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