An overview of high-pressure systems including long-distance and dense phase pneumatic conveying systems

  • G. E. Klinzing
  • R. D. Marcus
  • F. Rizk
  • L. S. Leung
Part of the Powder Technology Series book series (POTS, volume 8)


The recent surge in interest in dense phase and long-distance pneumatic conveying has stimulated vendors to develop a number of new systems specially directed towards increasing their market share in bulk materials handling. The proliferation of such systems has met with varied success and in many situations a basic lack in understanding of the flow phenomena has resulted in inappropriate solutions being offered for a particular handling problem.


Pressure Drop Pressure Loss Froude Number Plug Flow Pipe Diameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. E. Klinzing
    • 1
  • R. D. Marcus
    • 2
    • 3
  • F. Rizk
    • 4
  • L. S. Leung
    • 5
  1. 1.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Morgan Education Technologies (Pty) LtdSouth Africa
  3. 3.Key Centre for Bulk Solids and Particulate TechnologiesUniversity of NewcastleAustralia
  4. 4.Technical Research and Development DepartmentBASF-AktiengesellschaftLudwigshafenGermany
  5. 5.Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research OrganizationAustralia

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