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The Velocity of Dynamic Waves in Fluidised Beds

  • Larry Gibilaro
  • Piero Foscolo
  • Renzo Di Felice
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications book series (IMA, volume 26)

Abstract

A simple expression for the velocity of dynamic waves in fluidised suspensions that has been derived solely in terms of the equilibrium fluid-particle interaction force parameters, is shown to be in close agreement with direct measurements made under incipient fluidisation conditions; further support is provided by the extensive minimum bubbling point data reported for both gas and liquid fluidised systems and other reported observations of fluidisation quality.

Key words

fluidisation particle pressure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry Gibilaro
    • 1
  • Piero Foscolo
    • 2
  • Renzo Di Felice
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Chimica, Ingegneria Chimica e MaterialeUniversita di L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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