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What is Principles of sedimentation tank
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here the  sedimentation tank (only) refers to eliminate the particles having specific garavity greater than water... and if the settling velocity for given depth is geater than the flow velocity for given length the particles will settle down under the action of gravity and this sludge is then removed . this is the main principle of sedimentation tank..
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based on velocity of flow* viscocity.shape and size of particle

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