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Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 982–986 | Cite as

Expansion and porosity of an inhomogeneous fluidized bed

  • V. I. Ivanyutenko
  • N. V. Antonishin
  • V. S. Nikitin
Article

Abstract

Results of an experimental investigation of porosity and expansion of thin fluidized beds are presented and empirical equations are proposed for calculating the thickness of the bed.

Keywords

Porosity Statistical Physic Experimental Investigation Empirical Equation 
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Notation

γ

probability for finding the upper boundary of the bed at a given level

a, b, c, andl

approximating coefficients

h

height of the bed, m

N

fluidization number

ε

porosity of the bed

V

volume

w

velocity of the fluidizing agent, m/sec

Ar

Archimedes number

The indices are as follows

0, L, V

stationary bed and the lower and upper levels of the fluidized bed, respectively

p

particles

x

volume from which the sample was taken

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Literature cited

  1. 1.
    S. S. Zabrodskii, High-Temperature Installations with a Fluidized Bed [in Russian], Énergiya, Moscow (1971).Google Scholar
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    N. A. Shakhova, L. S. Aksel'rod, and V. E. Kats, “Investigation of the expansion of an inhomogeneous bed,” in: Application of a Fluidized Bed in the Metallurgical Industry [in Russian], No. 21, Donetsk (1970), pp. 30–41.Google Scholar
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    N. A. Shakhova and V. E. Kats, “Expansion of an inhomogeneous fluidized bed,” Khim. Prom., No. 5, 35–57 (1975).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Ivanyutenko
    • 1
  • N. V. Antonishin
    • 1
  • V. S. Nikitin
    • 1
  1. 1.A. V. Lykov Institute of Heat and Mass TransferAcademy of Sciences of the Belorussian SSRMinsk

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