Keywords: aeration tank wall temperature, parameters affecting, biological treatment, STELLA software used


A heat transfer modeled for predicting the wall temperature of aeration tank in a biological wastewater treatment subsystem of Hamden station is presented. The method to treatment employed depending upon the pollutants in wastewater and extent to which it is desired to eliminate them in order to congregate required standards of water quality. Several heat gain and loss mechanisms concerned to develop of the model of temperature computer includes heat gains through conduction and radiation. While the heat losses referred to convection and radiation. It classified radiation heat transfer and biological reaction as a gained heat, while classifying the rate of evaporation, aerator, and wind velocity as lost heat.

This study relied on a previous study, and based on the assumptions that have been identified so that a model development can be obtained to calculate the surface temperature of the wall of the aeration tank in a biological treatment system. The operational, weather and temperature data were to be registered from Iraqi weather forecast- Basra Airport. To obtain reliable results, the model was simulated using the STELLA software v.9.02, which gave accurate results in determining the parameters that affect the tank wall temperature changes. The STELLA software is Model calibration and considers as a dynamics language because of STELLA is software for graphic and dynamic simulation for the wall temperature of aeration tank. The results have shown a good accuracy and increment between the production walls temperatures with average ranged about (0.2 %) of present work. The model shows the sensitivity through set of precious five parameters like organic removal rate, ambient air temperature, wind velocity, air relative humidity, and the wall effective area of the aeration tank


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Author Biographies

Akeel M. Ali Morad, Southern Technical University

Department of Fuel and Energy

Engineering Technical College

Alya Aqeel Mohammed, Southern Technical University

Department of Environmental and Pollution

Engineering Technical College

Angham Omeer Sahi, Southern Technical University

Department of Environmental and Pollution

Engineering Technical College

Ali Khalid Shaker Al-Sayyab, Castellon de la Plana

Department of Thermal Mechanics


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Morad, A. M. A., Mohammed, A. A., Sahi, A. O., & Al-Sayyab, A. K. S. (2021). TEMPERATURE PREDICT OF AERATION TANK WALLS FOR BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT SUBSYSTEM OF HAMDAN STATION. EUREKA: Physics and Engineering, (2), 3-10. https://doi.org/10.21303/2461-4262.2021.001706
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