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The Modified Geldart’s Diagram

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Part of the Particle Technology Series book series (POTS, volume 18)

Abstract

The Geldart’s classical diagram is not useful to predict whether a fine powder might display nonbubbling fluidlike gas-fluidization of conditioned fine powders as due to dynamic aggregation. Since this new type of behavior bears many similarities to liquid-fluidization, a possible approach is to adapt the semi-empirical equations formulated to analyze the behavior of granular materials fluidized by liquids to gas-fluidization of fine conditioned powders.

Keywords

Fractal Dimension Particle Volume Fraction Fluidization Behavior Interparticle Force Random Close Packing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of PhysicsUniversity of SevillaSevillaSpain

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