Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Science and Technology for the Internet of Things, ICSTI 2019, September 3rd 2019, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

On Modelling of Water Distillation in a Reverse Osmosis Process

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292098,
        author={Osniman Paulina Maure and Sudi  Mungkasi},
        title={On Modelling of Water Distillation in a Reverse Osmosis Process},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Science and Technology for the Internet of Things, ICSTI 2019, September 3rd 2019, Yogyakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTI},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={: advection-diffusion equation reverse osmosis water distillation},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292098}
    }
    
  • Osniman Paulina Maure
    Sudi Mungkasi
    Year: 2020
    On Modelling of Water Distillation in a Reverse Osmosis Process
    ICSTI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292098
Osniman Paulina Maure1,*, Sudi Mungkasi2
  • 1: Department of Mathematics Education,Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • 2: Department of Mathematics,Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: osnimanpaulinamaure@gmail.com

Abstract

In this paper, we solve the water purification equation in a reverse osmosis system of salt water. We shall predict the concentration of salt solution at a given position and time in the process of reverse osmosis. We use the two-dimensional advection-diffusion equation as the governing equation, which is a partial differential equation. The partial differential equation is converted into ordinary differential equations with a transformation method. Furthermore, in searching for solutions, an analytical approach is used. This approach is successful in computing the concentration of salt in the reverse osmosis process.