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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 9, September 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Design Configuration And Simulation Of A Multi Effects Evaporator For A Desalination Plant

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AUTHOR(S)

Ethar Ali, Dr. Ahmed Elzain Elhassan, Hamid M. Mustafa, Omer Hassan Abdelrhman Alyas

 

KEYWORDS

Desalination, Economic, Multi effect evaporators, Port Sudan, Potable water, Simulation

 

ABSTRACT

This research is focused on the economic feasibility of using multi-effect evaporators (MEV) for the production of potable water, for the city of Port Sudan, the main port of Sudan. Port Sudan city suffers from chronic shortage of potable water. The study has shown that five effect evaporator plant in Port Sudan can produce 1.41*106 m3/year at a unit cost of 5$/m3 with a pay-back period of 7 years. A simulation of the MEV has been performed using Aspen Hysys (version 7.3) and produced results were very much similar to these obtained manually.

 

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