The present study proposes a multispecies transport model to predict calcium carbonate deposition. The model has been applied to predict the deposition flux, the mean fouling layer thickness, and the profile of local fouling thickness along a heated plate of a laminar falling film. Good agreement is found when comparing with experimental data. Similarly, the model is applied to predict the fouling layer in a turbulent annulus flow system and a good agreement of the predicted results is also found with recent experimental data. Finally, solutions in dimensionless forms are presented to show the effects of various dimensionless parameters on calcium carbonate deposition.

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