Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 41, Issue 5–6, pp 240–243 | Cite as

Use of an Entropy Indicator to Predict the Quality of a Multi-Component Mixture of Granular Materials

  • Yu. I. Makarov
  • I. A. Bakin
  • G. N. Belousov
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Abstract

The feasibility of using a quality criterion for a multi-component mixture, which can be obtained on the basis of informational entropy to predict the composition of a batch produced in newly developed mixer models is examined. It is proposed that a system of kinetic Kolomogorov equations be used to determine the quantities defining the entropy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. I. Makarov
    • 1
  • I. A. Bakin
    • 2
  • G. N. Belousov
    • 2
  1. 1.Moscow State University of Engineering Ecology (MGUIE)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Kemerovo TIPPKemerovoRussia

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