As part of my senior engineering design project, along with my
teammates, I worked on designing a Mechanical water softener using
Water hardness is a major problem is today’s world and
warrants attention. Hard water causes scaling and reduces life of any
devices that it comes in contact with. About 85% of the water in the
US is classified as hard water. Current Water softeners include ion
exchange and reverse osmosis system. These systems have significant
health and environmental impacts.
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