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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2024, 7(3); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2024.070308.

Design and Simulation of a High-Efficiency Cyclone Separator for Bioaerosol Collection


Jiao Ren, Weijie Liu, Yanni Zhang, Jinhua Liu, Zhanwu Ning

Corresponding Author:
Jinhua Liu

Institute of Urban Safety and Environmental Science, Beijing Academy of Science and Technology, Beijing, 100052, China


In this paper, we utilized the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) method to develop models A1 to A6 with varying column-cone ratios for the wet-wall cyclone sampler. The results indicate that within the pressure drop range of (869.7, 997.8) Pa, model A4 (with a column-cone ratio of 1:2) exhibits the highest collection efficiency, surpassing the lowest by 6.7%. In addition, we modeled B1-B3 with different cyclone heights and found that a cyclone height of 50 mm was most effective for balancing cyclone structures and improving collection efficiency.


Bioaerosol Sampling, Wet-Wall Cyclone Field, Efficient Collection, Geometric Parameters

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Jiao Ren, Weijie Liu, Yanni Zhang, Jinhua Liu, Zhanwu Ning. Design and Simulation of a High-Efficiency Cyclone Separator for Bioaerosol Collection. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 3: 54-63. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2024.070308.


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