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Review Article

Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling and Experimental Study on a Single Silica Gel Type B

Table 2

Thermophysical properties used in CFD simulation. The adsorption performance of silica gel is influenced by the physical properties such as surface area, pore size and pore volume and pore distribution, porosity, and density of the silica gel see Table 2.


Density, ๐œŒ (kg/m3)1000
Specific heat capacity, ๐ถ ๐‘ (J/kgโ€‰K)4200
Thermal conductivity, ๐‘˜ (W/mK)0.61
Dynamic viscosity, ๐œ‡ (kg/ms) ร— 1 0 โˆ’ 3 0.96172

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