Dust removal efficiency of high pressure atomization in underground coal mine

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To master theoretical calculation for dust removal efficiency of high pressure atomization in an underground coal mine, the corresponding atomization characteristics and dust removal efficiency were both comprehensively studied in theory by virtue of related theories of hydromechanics and aerosol. According to actual measurements of flow coefficients and atomization angles of X-type swirl nozzle, computational formula was derived for atomized particle sizes of such a nozzle in conjunction with relevant empirical equation. Moreover, a mathematical model for applying high pressure atomization to dust removal in underground coal mine was also established to deduce theoretical computation formula of fractional efficiency. Then, Matlab was adopted to portray the relation curve between fractional efficiency and influence factors. In addition, a theoretical formula was also set up for removal efficiency of respirable dust and total coal dust based on dust size and frequency distribution equations. In the end, impacts of dust characteristic parameters on various dust removal efficiencies were analyzed.




Wang, P., Tan, X., Cheng, W., Guo, G., & Liu, R. (2018). Dust removal efficiency of high pressure atomization in underground coal mine. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 28(4), 685–690. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2018.01.006

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