Handbook of Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids

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Handbook of Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids

By Levy, A.; Kalman, Christopher J

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This handbook presents comprehensive coverage of the technology for conveying and handling particulate solids. Each chapter covers a different topic and contains both fundamentals and applications. Usually, each chapter, or a topic within a chapter, starts with one of the review papers. Chapter 1 covers the characterization of the particulate materials. Chapter 2 covers the behaviour of particulate materials during storage, and presents recent developments in storage and feeders design and performance. Chapter 3 presents fundamental studies of particulate flow, while Chapters 4 and 5 present transport solutions, and the pitfalls of pneumatic, slurry, and capsule conveying. Chapters 6, 7 and 8 cover both the fundamentals and development of processes for particulate solids, starting from fluidisation and drying, segregation and mixing, and size-reduction and enlargement. Chapter 9 presents environmental aspects and the classification of the particulate materials after they have been handled by one of the above-mentioned processes. Finally, Chapter 10 covers applications and developments of measurement techniques that are the heart of the analysis of any conveying or handling system.

Subject: Trades & Technology -> Industrial Technology -> Machinery

Handbook of Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 10/2001
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Language: English
Length: 870 pages

ISBN 10: 0444502351
ISBN 13: 9780444502353
Print ISBN: 9780444502353

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