Chapter 5

Gas–Solid Systems

Abstract

This Chapter concerns Behavior of particles in gases, with topics including (1) gas–solid contact regimes—the whole picture, (2) flow through a packed bed, (3) fluidization, (4) pneumatic conveying, (5) gas–solid separation.

Keywords

Cyclones; Filters; Fluidization; Gas–solid separation; Packed beds; Pneumatic conveying
 
Contact between phases is a very common operation in chemical and process engineering. This chapter concerns the contact between multiple solid particles and a continuous gas phase. It draws upon the content of Chapter 4, on the interaction between single particles and a fluid.
Multiphase systems containing particles present inherent difficulties which do not exist in simple multiphase ...

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