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Flows from Bins: New Results

  • D. A. SerranoEmail author
  • A. Medina
  • G. Ruíz Chavarría
  • F. Sanchez Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Gravity granular flows of cohesionless materials emerging from bottom exits and from lateral exit holes, both in vertical bins, and from face walls in tilted bins were modeled and measured. The models are based on continuum mechanics, whereas friction and gravity are the main involved forces. Measurements of the granular mass flow rates were obtained from temporal measurements of weights by using force sensors. In vertical and tilted bins the face wall thicknesses were considered in the governing correlations. Measurements are in good agreement with the theoretical predictions.

Keywords

Mass Flow Rate Granular Material Granular Flow Vertical Pressure Kinetic Friction 
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Acknowledgments

Authors wish to thank the support by Facultad de Ciencias UNAM and by SIP IPN through the project 20141404.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Serrano
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Medina
    • 2
  • G. Ruíz Chavarría
    • 3
  • F. Sanchez Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.ESIME ZacatencoInstituto Politécnico NacionalMéxicoMéxico
  2. 2.ESIME AzcapotzalcoInstituto Politécnico NacionalMéxicoMéxico
  3. 3.Facultad de Ciencias UNAMCiudad UniversitariaMéxicoMéxico

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