Preliminary Program

PNEUMATIC
AND
HYDRAULIC
CONVEYING SYSTEMS

April 21-25, 1996
Sheraton Palm Coast Hotel
300 Clubhouse Drive
Palm Coast, FL 32137
904-445-3000
Fax: 904-445-9685

Engineering Foundation
345 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
212-705-7836 Fax: 212-705-7441
E-mail: engfnd@aol.com

Conference Chairs:

Tom Dyakowski
Department of Chemical Engineering
UMIST
Phone: 44-161-200-4397; Fax: 44-161-200-4399
E-mail: T.Dyakowski@UMIST.AC.UK

George E. Klinzing
School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-624-0784; Fax: 412-383-9640
E-mail: Klinzing@engrng.pitt.edu


Sunday, April 21, 1996

3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.		Registration

6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.		Dinner

7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.		Opening Remarks	
                                 Conference Chairs:	
                                    Tom Dyakowski
                                    George Klinzing
                                 Engineering Foundation Liaison:	
                                    Herman Bieber

7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.		KEYNOTE: Modelling and Simulation of Particle Motion
                                 and Characteristics in Pneumatic Conveying Tubes	
                                 containing Helicoidal Static Mixer Elements
                                 Prof. J. Gyenis	
                                 Hungarian Academy of Sciences

8:45 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.		Opening Reception

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Monday, April 22, 1996

7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m.		Breakfast Buffet	

                                 Session I: Modelling of Lean and Dense Flows
                                 Session Chair: Dr. George Watson	

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.		Mathematical Modelling of a Pneumatic Conveying System
                                 H. Arastoopour	
                                 Illinois Institute of Technology

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.		Prediction of Pneumatic Conveying Flow Phenomena Using
                                 Commercial CFD Software	
                                 H. Biligran	
                                 Lehigh University

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.		Mathematical Modelling of Fully Developed Vertical Flow
                                 in Pneumatic Flowing Systems
                                 Y.A. Sergeev
                                 University of New Castle

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.		Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.		A Simulation System for Pneumatic Conveying Systems
                                 D.J. Mason and P. Marjanovic
                                 Glasgow Caledonian University

11:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.		Friction Pressure Loss in Upward, Vertical Dilute Gas-
                                 Solid Flow	
                                 P.S. Sarkomaa and A. Rautianinen	
                                 Lappeenranta University, Finland

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.		Discussion

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.		Lunch	

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.		ad hoc Discussions/Free Time

5:00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.		Social Hour (cash bar)

6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.		Dinner	

                                 Session I: Modelling of Lean and Dense Flows
                                 (continued)
                                 Session Chair: Dr. Hamid Arastoopour

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.		Pneumatic Upwards Transport of Solids Through
                                 Inclined Pipeline
                                 J. Hong and J. Zhu	
                                 University of Western Ontario

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.		Performance of a Pneumatic Conveying System Which
                                 Incorporates an Inclined Pipeline Section
                                 P. Marjanovic, D.J. Mason and T. Mooney	
                                 Glasgow Caledonian University

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.		Numerical Calculational Methods for Solids Injectors
                                 A. Kmiec		
                                 Wroclaw Technical University, Poland;
                                 K. Lechonski
                                 Technical University of Clausthal, Germany

9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.		Drying of Wet Solid Particles in a Steady State One
                                 Dimensional Flow	
                                 A. Levy	
                                 Glasgow Caledonian University	
                                 D. Levi-Hevroni and I. Borde	
                                 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

9:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.		Discussion

9:45 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.		Social Hour

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Tuesday, April 23, 1996

7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m.		Breakfast Buffet								

                                 Session I: Modelling of Lean and Dense Flows
                                 (continued)
                                 Session Chair: Dr. George Watson

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.		Comparison Between Pressure Drop in Horizontal and
                                 Vertical Pneumatic Conveying Pipelines
                                 K. Hettiarchi, S.R. Woodhead and A.R. Reed
                                 University of Greenwich

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.		Roping Phenomena in Pulverized Coal Conveying Lines
                                 A. Yilmaz, E. Levy, N. Sarunac and M. Pechulis	
                                 Lehigh University

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.		An Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Dispersed
                                 Particulate Flow in Simulated Pulverized Coal Burner
                                 M. Licht			
                                 Babcock & Wilcox	

Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.		Evaluation of Two Commercially Available Sensors for Use
                                 in Pulverized Coal Burner
                                 G.B. Watson	
                                 Babcock & Wilcox, Company

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.		Discussion

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.		Lunch	

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.		ad hoc Discussions/Free Time

5:00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.		Social Hour (cash bar)

6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.		Dinner		

                                 Session II: Modelling of Lean and Dense Flows c.d.
                                 Session Chair: Dr. Hamid Arastoopour	

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.		Mass Flow Rate of Dilute Transport at Pipe Bifurcation
                                 H.H. Shen	
                                 Clarkson University

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.		Breaking of Plugs of Particles in Horizontal Pipes
                                 G. Klinzing, G. Jama and W. Link
                                 University of Pittsburgh					

                                 Session III: Instrumentation
                                 Session Chair: Dr. Henry Liu

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.		KEYNOTE: Sensors for Lightly Loaded Pneumatic Conveyors
                                 R. Green
                                 Shefield Hallam University

9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.		Social Hour

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Wednesday, April 24, 1996

7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m.		Breakfast Buffet	

                                 Session III: Instrumentation (continued)
                                 Session Chair: Dr. Henry Liu

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.		Monitoring and Control of Powder Flow Using Capacitance
                                 Tomography	
                                 R.B. Edwards
                                 Unilever Research and Engineering

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.		The Application of Gamma Ray Tomography to the Study
                                 of Pneumatic Conveying Systems in Dense Phase
                                 J.M. Crowther, A. Cook, A/S/ Eadle, E.A. Knight, D. Reilly,
                                 P. Wallace, D.J. Mason, and D. Mils
                                 Glasgow Caledonian University

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.		The Electrostatic Charging Particles of Particulate Materials
                                 During Pneumatic Conveying
                                 D.L. Armour Chelu, S.R. Woodhead, R.N. Barnes
                                 University of Greenwich

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.		Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.		On-Line Measurement of Mass Flow and Particle Size of
                                 Coal Dust in Powder Plants
                                 H. Mller
                                 University of Stuttgart;
                                 B. Stalder
                                 Bhler AG

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.		Optical Fibre for Process Tomography: Application of
                                 Pneumatically Conveyed Solids
                                 R.A. Rabin, N. Horbury, F.J. Dickin, R.G. Green,
                                 B.D. Naylor
                                 Sheffield Hallam University

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.		Discussion

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.		Lunch	

                                 Session III: Instrumentation (continued)
                                 Session Chair: TBA

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.		Formal Design of a Sinusoidally Excited Capacitance
                                 Detector Circuit and Its Applications in Electrical
                                 Capacitance Imaging
                                 M. Young, R. Deloughry, E. Pickup, T. Hartley and	
                                 S.A. Nixon	
                                 Manchester Metropolitan University

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.		Control of Pneumatic Conveying Using Capacitance
                                 Tomography
                                 K.L. Ostrowski, M.A. Bennett, D. Leyland and
                                 R.A. Williams	
                                 University of Exeter Camborne School of Mines

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.		The Experimental Investigation on the Loop Seal of CFB
                                 L. Yan
                                 Tsinghua University

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.		Ad hoc discussions/free time

6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.		Conference Dinner

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.		Social Hour

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Thursday, April 25, 1996

7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m.		Breakfast Buffet

                                 Session IV: Wear, Attrition Erosin and Safety Measures
                                 Session Chair: Dr. David Mason

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.		Specific Energy Consumption and Particle Attrition in
                                 Pneumatic Conveying
                                 T. Taylor
                                 Port Sunlight Laboratory

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.		Solid Particle Impact on Erosion Test on Mild Steel Under
                                 Conditions Seen in Pneumatic Conveyors
                                 A.J. Burnett, S.R. Woodhead amd M.S.A. Bradley		
                                 University of Greenwich



9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.		Study on Tube Wear During High Density Conveying of Powder
                                 J. Zhou and W. Yang
                                 Ministry of Metallurgical Industry, Beijing, China

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.		Coffee Break	

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.		Erosion Studies in Pneumatic Transport Bends
                                 E.K. Johnson and K.H. Means
                                 West Virginia University

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon		Wear at High Temperature and Carburized Atmospheres
                                 A. Velasco, M. Flores and A. Perez
                                 Hylsa, S.A.

12:00 noon - 12:30 p.m.		Conceptual Engineering Package for a Typical 500,000 T/Y
                                 D.R. Integrated Minimal HYL HYTEMP upgrade
                                 J. Celada and M.A. Flores	
                                 Hylsa S.A.

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.		Lunch

                                 SESSION V: Hydraulic Conveying Systems
                                 Session Chair: Dr. Hayley Shen

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.		Hydraulic Conveying in Mineral Processing
                                 R.A. Williams	
                                 University of Exeter Camborne School of Mines

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.		Application of Electrical Resistance Tomography to
                                 Measure Particle Deposition in Hydraulic Conveying
                                 Y. Fangary
                                 Birmingham University, UK
                                 R.A. Williams, W.A. Neil and S.P. Luke
                                 University of Exeter Camborne School of Mines


3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.		Wrap-Up Discussion

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Friday, April 26, 1996 (OPTIONAL)

7:00 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.		Breakfast

8:30 a.m.			BUS TRIP TO NASA SPACE CENTER AT CAPE
                                 CANAVERAL (boxed lunches provided)

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