Accession Number : ADM000308

Title :   ASDC: A Microcomputer-Based Program for Air Stripper Design and Costing (Computer Diskette).

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Report Date : DEC 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : File characteristics: Software (14 files). Physical description: 1 computer diskette; 3 1/2 in.; high density; 2.0MB. System requirements: MS-DOS: 640K RAM; Graphics card. This computer program is an interactive, microcomputer-based program that enables rapid evaluation of alternative air stripper designs and approximate costs associated with these designs for user-specified treatment scenarios. Packed-tower, counter-current air stripping is a treatment process that can be employed for removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from water and wastewater. The design of an air stripper is performed using a well-developed mathematical model of the process. However, the number of variables involved exceeds the number of constraining equations by two, with the result that a number of alternative air stripper designs exists for a particular water treatment goal. In selecting the optimum design among the various alternatives, it is important to consider the capital and operating costs associated with these designs for user-specified treatment scenarios

Descriptors :   *MAGNETIC DISKS, *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *WATER TREATMENT, *COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, MICROCOMPUTERS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, HIGH DENSITY, VARIABLES, REMOVAL, ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, VOLATILITY, OPTIMIZATION, USER NEEDS, SCENARIOS.

Subject Categories : Recording and Playback Devices
      Computer Programming and Software
      Water Pollution and Control
      Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE