An experimental and computational investigation of performance of Green Gully for reusing stormwater
Begum, S., Rasul, M.G., Brown, R.J., Subaschandar, N., & Thomas, P. (2011) An experimental and computational investigation of performance of Green Gully for reusing stormwater. Journal of Water Resuse and Desalination, 1(2), pp. 99-112.
A new stormwater quality improvement device (SQID) called ‘Green Gully’ has been designed and developed in this study with an aim to re-using stormwater for irrigating plants and trees. The main purpose of the Green Gully is to collect road runoff/stormwater, make it suitable for irrigation and provide an automated network system for watering roadside plants and irrigational areas. This paper presents the design and development of Green Gully along with experimental and computational investigations of the performance of Green Gully. Performance (in the form of efficiency, i.e. the percentage of water flow through the gully grate) was experimentally determined using a gully model in the laboratory first, then a three dimensional numerical model was developed and simulated to predict the efficiency of Green Gully as a function of flow rate. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code FLUENT was used for the simulation. GAMBIT was used for geometry creation and mesh generation. Experimental and simulation results are discussed and compared in this paper. The predicted efficiency was compared with the laboratory measured efficiency. It was found that the simulated results are in good agreement with the experimental results.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Green Gully, Stormwater Management, Stormwater Quality, Improvement Devices, Stormwater Reuse, CFD Stimulation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (090700)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 IWA Publishing|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2011 07:31|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2012 21:40|
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