15. Multiphysics Modeling of Ultraviolet Disinfection of Liquid Food—Performance Evaluation Using a Concept of Disinfection Efficiency

  1. Kai Knoerzer,
  2. Pablo Juliano,
  3. Peter Roupas and
  4. Cornelis Versteeg
  1. Huachen Pan

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch15

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

How to Cite

Pan, H. (2011) Multiphysics Modeling of Ultraviolet Disinfection of Liquid Food—Performance Evaluation Using a Concept of Disinfection Efficiency, in Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation (eds K. Knoerzer, P. Juliano, P. Roupas and C. Versteeg), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch15

Editor Information

  1. CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, VIC 3030, Australia

Author Information

  1. Institute of Mechatronic Engineering, Hangzhou Dianzi University, 310018 Hangzhou, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817545

Online ISBN: 9780470959435

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Keywords:

  • Multiphysics modeling of ultraviolet disinfection of liquid food - performance evaluation using disinfection efficiency concept;
  • disinfection efficiency - using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling results;
  • concept of disinfection efficiency - traditional UV reactor design;
  • CFD technology, in understanding and predicting - performance of UV disinfection devices;
  • UV intensity field model - and UV intensity calculation, multiple point source summation (MPSS) method;
  • reactors, modeled in study - mesh cells used in computational models;
  • disinfection efficiency - with changing flow rate or water transmittance;
  • CFD and fluence modeling tool - physical phenomenon inside UV disinfection reactors;
  • disinfection efficiency - concept for manufacturers in optimizing reactors' design;
  • disinfection efficiency concept - for reactor end users to select water supply systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modeling UV Processing

  • Fluence

  • Simulation Examples

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Notation

  • References