Accession Number : ADA131084

Title :   Microbial Fouling and Its Effect on Power Generation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 May 80-14 May 83,

Corporate Author : MONTANA STATE UNIV BOZEMAN DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Characklis,W G ; Roe,F L ; Turakhia,M H ; Zelver,N

PDF Url : ADA131084

Report Date : Jul 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 181

Abstract : This report describes results of laboratory experiments conducted to determine the influence of fouling biofilm formation on heat transfer resistance and fluid frictional resistance. The research is directed at problems of power generation on ship board.

Descriptors :   *Fouling, *Bacteria, *Fouling organisms, *Heat exchangers, Shipboard, Surfaces, Films, Microorganisms, Heat transfer, Thermal conductivity, Resistance, Corrosion, Fluids, Models

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE