Modelling and Simulation to Predict Partial Mobile Velocity Effect on Clostridium Transport in Heterogeneous Lateritic and Silty Formation in Ahoada West, Rivers State of Nigeria
Journal of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017, Pages: 16-24
Received: Oct. 2, 2016; Accepted: May 13, 2017; Published: Jul. 12, 2017
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Eluozo S. N., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Subaka Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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This paper is to predict the behaviour of clostridium transport in heterogeneous lithostratification depositions. Heterogeneity of the concentration were also monitored, fluctuation were observed base on the pressure from several phase considered in the system to monitor the transport process of these type of microbial specie. The depositions of this contaminant were observed to experiences lots of vacillations base on the deposition of substrate in the strata through their migration process. Partial mobile velocity was also observed in the system in most structured deposition of the formation thus affect the transport by developing accumulation of the contaminant in some deposited strata. These were observed to reflect on degree of porosity pressure including stratification variation experiences in the study area. simulation were carried out for validation of the derived model for the study, theoretical values generated were compared with experimental data, and both parameters developed best fits expressing validation of the model. The study is imperative because it has reflected in the behaviour of the clostridium under the influences of micronutrient, this affect its rate of concentration on ground water quality, experts in the field will definitely find these model useful in monitoring and investigation of ground water quality in deltaic environment.
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Modelling and Simulation, Velocity, Clostridium, Silty and Lateritic
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Eluozo S. N., Modelling and Simulation to Predict Partial Mobile Velocity Effect on Clostridium Transport in Heterogeneous Lateritic and Silty Formation in Ahoada West, Rivers State of Nigeria, Journal of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 16-24. doi: 10.11648/j.jeece.20170202.11
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