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Characteristics of Fluidization of a Solid Particle Bed

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N. Seki, S. Fukusako, K. Torikoshi

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060, Japan

J. Heat Transfer 101(3), 386-390 (Aug 01, 1979) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3450985 History: Received September 20, 1979; Online August 11, 2010

Abstract

A criterion to predict the characteristic of fluidization of particles bed was discussed by adopting a modified Froude number, Frλc . The criterion derived from the hydrodynamic instability was compared with experimental data. In addition, the drag coefficient for particulate fluidized bed were found to be different from those measured for aggregative fluidized bed in a fully development fluidization.

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