Educational Resources for Particle Technology

Fluidized Bed

Technical Areas: dune flow, fluid permeability, fluidization, saltation

Latest changes: 05Feb21 - Iveson lab demo / 07Apr18 - reformat / 07Aug05 - update Chase links /

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The Significance of PT
Formation from Gas
Formation from Liquid
Comminution, Attrition
Size Enlargement
Particle Physics
Particle Characterization:
   Non-Optical Methods
   Optical Methods
Storage / Discharge:
   Mechanics: wall stress
   Dynamics: flow
Pneumatic Conveying
Fluidized Bed
Mixing
Separation by Size
P./Gas Separation
P./Liquid Separation
Dispersion in Fluids
Rheology
Reaction
Heating, Drying
Safety
Simulation, Modeling
Specific Applications

ERPT Tutorials

Fluidization of Particles by Fluids
      by Martin Rhodes (Monash University)
-- ERPT 012Q-Rhodes,

Fluidization (Laboratory Demonstrations)
          by Simon M. Iveson and George V. Franks (Univ of Newcastle)
-- ERPT 051Q-IvFr

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Web Tutorials (not ERPT)

Fluidization
      by Prof. George Chase (Univ. of Akron)
-- Solids Course Outline Page (see Solids Notes 5, a PDF file)

Elutriation
      by Prof. George Chase (Univ. of Akron),
-- Solids Course Outline Page (see Solids Notes 6, a PDF file)

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