Program

PNEUMATIC AND HYDRAULIC CONVEYING SYSTEMS III

October 6 - 10, 2002
Banff Centre for Conferences

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Conference Chair:
Dr. Tom Dyakowski
Department of Chemical Engineering
UMIST, UK

Conference Co-Chairs:
Dr. Shrikant Dhodapkar
Dow Chemical Company Freeport, USA
Dr. Haim Kalman
Ben-Gurion University of Negev, ISRAEL

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Sunday, October 6, 2002

16:00 - 18:00 Registration

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner and Welcoming

19:30 - 20:30 Social Hour

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, October 7, 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture
AN OPENING REMARK ADDRESSING PROF P. MARJANOVIC'S ACHIEVEMENTS
Invited Speaker: Mark Jones, Centre for Bulk Solids & Particulate Technologies, The University of Newcastle, Australia

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

SESSION I: PNEUMATIC CONVEYING

10:30 - 11:00 MINIMUM GAS LEAKAGE THROUGH ROTARY FEEDERS USED IN DENSE PHASE PNEUMATIC CONVEYING SYSTEMS (PAPER 16)
Thierry Destoop, NEU Transf'air, France

11:00 - 11:30 ANALYSIS OF GAS-SOLIDS FEEDING AND SLUG FORMATION ON A LOW- VELOCITY PNEUMATIC CONVEYING (PAPER 17)
Jintang Li, UMIST, England

11:30 - 12:00 EFFECT OF CLOSE-COUPLED BENDS IN PNEUMATIC CONVEYING (PAPER 10)
Pranab K. Das, Allen Sherman Hoff, USA
Presenting (J. Meloy)

12:00 - 12:30 RELIABLE TRANSPORT LIMITS FOR LOW-VELOCITY SLUG-FLOW (PAPER 11)
Peter Wypych, University of Wollongnog, Australia

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 15:45 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

15:45 - 16:00 Afternoon Coffee

SESSION II: HYDRAULIC CONVEYING

16:00 - 17:00 HYDRAULIC CONVEYING - A STATE OF THE ART (PAPER 31)
Invited Speaker: Prof. Clifton Shook

17:00 - 17:30 EFFECT OF VARYING RHEOLOGY OF CARRIER FLUID ON SLURRY TRANSPORT (PAPER 15)
Y.S. Fangary, Mech. Power Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Ain, Shams University, Egypt

17:30 - 18:00 AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR PREDICTING PRESSURE DROP ALONG SLURRY PIPELINE (PAPER 13)
D.R. Kaushal, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

18:00 - 18:30 NEW INSIGHTS INTO HYDROCYCLONE OPERATION (PAPER 24)
J.C. Cullivan and R.A. Williams, Institute of Particle Science & Engineering, School of Process Environmental & Materials Engineering, University of Leeds, England

18:30 - 19:00 Discussion

19:00 - 20:00 Dinner

20:00 - 21:00 Social Hour

Tuesday, October 8, 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

SESSION III: PNEUMATIC CONVEYING II

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture
BLOW TANK PERFORMANCE FOR DENSE PHASE PNEUMATIC CONVEYING (PAPER 1)
Peter Wypych, University of Wollogong, Australia

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 11:00 ANALYSIS OF THE FORCED FLOW OF GRANULAR MATERIALS IN VERTICAL PIPES WITHOUT AND WITH AIR PERMEATION (PAPER 30)
Alan W. Roberts and Mark G. Jones, Centre for Bulk Solids & Particulate Technologies, Australia

11:00 - 11:30 TRANSITION BETWEEN DILUTE TRANSPORT AND TURBULENT/FAST FLUIDIZATION REGIMES IN VERTICAL RISERS (PAPER 4)
Sanjay Gambhir and D. Subba Rao, Siemens Power Engineering Pvt. Ltd., India

11:30 - 12:00 MEASUREMENT OF LENGTH DEPENDENT SALTATION VELOCITY IN WIND TUNNEL (PAPER 21)
M. Hubert and H. Kalman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

12:00 - 12:30 WORKSHOP

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 15:45 Ad hoc sessions and /or free time

15:45 - 16:00 Afternoon Coffee

SESSION IV: INSTRUMENTATION

16:00 - 17:00 Plenary Lecture
ON-LINE SENSORS FOR PARTICULATE PROCESSES (PAPER 23)
R. Williams and M. Wang, Institute for Particle Science & Engineering School of Process, Environmental & Materials Engineering, University of Leeds, England

17:00 - 17:30 PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTS IN SOLIDS SPLIT CONTROL USING PULVERISED FUEL METERS (PAPER 3)
P. Keech, ABB Ltd., England

17:30 - 18:00 MEASURING THE FLOW RATE OF DIELECTRIC FLUID MIXTURES (PAPER 22)
R. Waterfall and T. Dyakowski, UMIST, England

18:00 - 18:30 EVALUATION OF GAS SOLIDS FLOW CT IMAGES USING STATE TRANSITION MATRIX (PAPER 5)
M. Takei, Nihiro University, Japan

18:30 - 19:00 ANALYSIS OF SLUG FLOWS IN PNEUMATIC PIPELINES USING PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS (PAPER 19)
Jintang Li, UMIST, England

19:00 - 20:00 Dinner

20:00 - 21:00 Social Hour

Wednesday, October 9, 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

SESSION V: MODELLING

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture

MODELLING OF PNEUMATIC CONVEYING SYSTEMS
S. Dhodapkar, The Dow Chemical Company, USA

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 TURBULENT GAS-PARTICLE FLOW IN DILUTE STATE - PARAMETRICAL STUDY (PAPER 18)
M. Haim, Y. Weiss and H. Kalman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

11:00 - 12:15 WORKSHOP II - FLOW PHYSICS

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 15:45 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

15:45 - 16:00 Afternoon Coffee

SESSION V: MODELLING (continued)

16:00 - 17:00 Invited Lecture
THE ROLE OF ELECTROSTATIC CHARGES IN PNEUMATIC CONVEYING (PAPER 30)
S. Sundaresan, Chemical Engineering Department, Princeton University, USA

17:00 - 17:30 A NEW METHOD FOR PREDICTION OF BULK PARTICLE PACKING BEHAVIOUR FOR ARBITRARY SHAPED PARTICLES IN ARBITRARY SHAPED CONTAINERS (PAPER 25)
X. Jia and R.A. Williams, Institute for Particle Science & Engineering School of Process, Environmental & Materials Engineering, University of Leeds, England

17:30 - 18:00 DEM SIMULATION OF PARTICLE ATTRITION IN JET MILLING (PAPER 20)
T. Han, A. Levi and H. Kalman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

20:00 - 22:00 Conference Banquet and Social Hour

Thursday, October 10, 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

SESSION VI: PNEUMATIC AND HYDRAULIC III

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Lecture
PARTICLE BREAKAGE AND ATTRITION DURING PNEUMATIC CONVEYING AS RELATED TO OTHER IMPACT UNITS (PAPER 27)
H. Kalman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 ATTRITION OF POLYMERIC BULK SOLIDS IN PNEUMATIC CONVEYING: MECHANISM AND MATERIAL PROPERTIES (PAPER 12)
L. Frye, Institute of Particle Technology, Technishe Universitat Munchen, Germany

11:00 - 11:30 SOLIDS FRICTION FACTORS FOR FLUIDISED DENSE PHACE CONVEYING (PAPER 29)
M.G. Jones & K. Williams, Centre for Bulk Solids & Particulate Technologies, Australia

11:30 - 12:00 SIMULATION OF THE STRESS-FIELD WITHIN SLUGS IN AN AERATED RADIAL STRESS CHAMBER (PAPER 29)
T. Krull, S. Keys and M.G. Jones, Centre for Bulk Solids & Particulate Technologies, Australia

12:15 - 12:30 FINAL DISCUSSION AND RESUME

12:30 Box Lunch and adjournment

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