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1st Edition

Handbook of Fluidization and Fluid-Particle Systems

Edited By

Wen-Ching Yang

ISBN 9780824702595
Published March 19, 2003 by CRC Press
878 Pages

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Book Description

This reference details particle characterization, dynamics, manufacturing, handling, and processing for the employment of multiphase reactors, as well as procedures in reactor scale-up and design for applications in the chemical, mineral, petroleum, power, cement and pharmaceuticals industries. The authors discuss flow through fixed beds, elutriation and entrainment, gas distributor and plenum design in fluidized beds, effect of internal tubes and baffles, general approaches to reactor design, applications for gasifiers and combustors, dilute phase pneumatic conveying, and applications for chemical production and processing. This is a valuable guide for chemists and engineers to use in their day-to-day work.

Table of Contents

Particle characterization and dynamics, Wen-Ching Yang

Flow through fixed beds, Wen-Ching Yang

Bubbling fluidized beds, Wen-Ching Yang

Elutriation and entrainment, Joachim Werther and Ernst-Ulrich Hartge

Effect of temperature and pressure, J.G. Yates

Gas distributor and plenum design in fluidized beds, S.B. Reddy Karri and Joachim Werther

Effect of internal tubes and baffles, Yong Jin, Fei Wei, and Yao Wang

Attrition, Joachim Werther and Jens Reppenhagen

Modelling, Thomas C. Ho

Heat transfer, John C. Chen

Mass transfer, Thomas C. Ho

General approaches to reactor design, Peijun Jiang, Fei Wei, and Liang-Shih Fan

Fluidized bed scaleup, Leon R. Glicksman

Applications for fluid catalytic cracking, Ye-Mon Chen

Applications for gasifiers and combustors, Richard A. Newby

Applications for chemical production and processing, Behzad Jazayeri

Applications for coating and granulation, Gabriel I. Tardos and Paul Mort

Applications for fluidized bed drying, Arun Mujumdar and Sakamon Devahastin

Circulating fluidized beds, John R. Grace, Hsiaotao Bi, and Mohammad Golriz

Other nonconventional fluidized beds, Wen-Ching Yang

Standpipes and nonmechanical valves, T.M. Knowlton

Cyclone separators, T.M. Knowlton

Dilute phase pneumatic conveying, George E. Klinzing

Electrostatics in pneumatic conveying, George E. Klinzing

Instrumentation and measurements, Rafal Kobylecki, Mayumi Tsukada, and Masayuki Horio

Liquid-solids fluidization, Norman Epstein

Gas-liquid-solid three-phase fluidization, Liang-Shih Fan and Guoqiang Yang

Liquid-solids separation, Shiao-Hung Chiang, Daxin He, and Yuru Feng

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