US10399003B2 - Mechanical vapor compression desalination system - Google Patents
Various combinations of embodiments of the desalination system are provided. The present invention relates to a desalination system that includes a plurality of evaporators that are fluidly connected in series, a primary compressor to run the desalination system, and a secondary compressor that is arranged in parallel relative to the primary compressor. Work of the presently named inventors, to the extent it is described in this background section, as well as aspects of the description which may not otherwise qualify as prior art at the time of filing, are neither expressly or impliedly admitted as prior art against the present invention. The shortage of water in many places in the world due to an enormous rise in population and vast industrialization growth can only be achieved through desalinating seawater or other sources of saline water. Various methods and techniques have been investigated to economically desalinate seawater to produce freshwater for various residential and industrial applications.
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