Metallurgical Transactions B

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 481–482 | Cite as

Discussion of “thermal decomposition of limestone in a fluidized bed”

  • A. W. D. Hills
Solid State Reactions Communications


Metallurgical Transaction Calcium Carbonate Reaction Interface Kinetic Experiment Calcium Carbonate Particle 
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List of symbols


equilibrium concentration of CO2


bulk concentration of CO2


effective diffusivity of CO2 through the decomposed lime shell


rate constant of interfacial reaction


film coefficient of mass transfer


Molecular weight of CaCO3


radius of reaction interface within particles


initial particle radius


gas constant


temperature at reaction interface


mass of inner limestone core within a fluidized particle




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© The Metallurgical Society of AIME 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. W. D. Hills
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgy and Dean of School of ScienceSheffield PolytechnicSheffieldEngland

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