Simulation of flow of cohesive powder in a gas-fluidised bed by a combined continuum and discrete model

Bao H. Xu, Richard A. Williams, Ai Bing Yu

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Abstract

The simulation of flow of cohesive powder in a gas-fluidized bed using a combined continuum and discrete model was discussed. The typical gas-solid flow patterns, when the ratio of Van der Wall forces to particle weight was changed, were examined. The analysis showed that the fluidisation behavior changed from smooth, quasi- to de-fluidisation as the van der Wall force relative to gravitational force increased.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Third International Conference on Discrete Element Methods
Pages189-194
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Publication series

NameGeotechnical Special Publication
Number117
ISSN (Print)0895-0563

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Soil Science
  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture

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