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Enhancing the Design of Hydrocyclone Separators

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TransAT-Spill is a plume model designed for use in environmental risk assessment and oil spill contingency planning in conjunction with petroleum exploration or production in deep waters. It tracks oil and gas from a subsea oil & gas spill in a coupled way, combining an Integral Plume approach near spill, with a Far field oil droplet, gas bubble spill Lagrangian tracking. The Lagrangian Integral Plume model is coupled to TransAT above the neutrally buoyant layer to track gas bubbles and oil droplet trajectories in 3D, using the sea-current data. Dispersion of the droplets by small-scale turbulence is modelled using a deconvolution approach.

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