Model and app of hydrophobic meshes used in oil spill recovery

Hydrophobic meshes are a promising technique for recovery of spilled oil in the ocean. It consists of a clean and efficient technique to recover and store oil. Amphos 21 developed an App in COMSOL Multiphysics® as an easy-to-use customizable tool for the design and optimization of these meshes.

  1. a) Conceptual model of a hydrophobic mesh
  2. b) field operation: a boom towed by boats hems in the oil while hydrophobic meshes collect it.
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