Introduction to Particle Technology

ISBN-10: 0470014288
ISBN-13: 9780470014288
Edition: 2nd 2008
Authors: Martin Rhodes
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List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 474
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to the many concepts of this broad subject. Case studies are provided alongside real-life industrial applications illustrating the techniques and theory. This book will be essential reading for students of chemical engineering on particle technology courses. It will also be valuable supplementary reading for students of civil engineering, applied chemistry, physics, pharmaceutics, metallurgy and materials engineering. For the second edition the original author, Martin Rhodes, has joined forces with other contributors. The text has been completely revised with new chapters added.

PAUL M. HEYWOOD is Dean of the Graduate School and Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics, University of Nottingham, UK. ERIK JONES is Professor of European Studies, SAIS Bologna Centre, The Johns Hopkins University, Italy. MARTIN RHODES is Professor of Comparative Political Economy, University of Denver, Colorado, USA. He was previously Professor of Public Policy at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. ULRICH SEDELMEIER is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He was previously Associate Professor of International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Hungary, and Marie Curie Fellow, European University Institute, Italy.

Particle Size Analysis
Introduction
Describing The Size Of A Single Particle
Description Of Populations Of Particles
Conversion Between Distributions
Describing The Population By A Single Number
Equivalence Of Means
Common Methods Of Displaying Size Distributions
Methods Of Particle Size Measurement
Sampling
Worked Examples
Exercises
Single Particles in a Fluid
Motion Of Solid Particles In A Fluid
Particles Falling Under Gravity Through A Fluid
Non-Spherical Particles
Effect Of Boundaries On Terminal Velocity
Further Reading
Worked Examples
Exercises
Multiple Particle Systems
Settling Of A Suspension Of Particles
Batch Settling
Continuous Settling
Worked Examples
Exercises
Slurry Transport
Introduction
Flow Condition
Rheological Models For Homogeneous Slurries
Heterogeneous Slurries
Components Of A Slurry Flow System
Worked Examples
Further Reading
Exercises
References
Colloids and Fine Particles
Introduction
Brownian Motion
Surface Forces
Result of Surface Forces on Behaviour in Air and Water.
Influences of Particle Size and Surface Forces on Solid/Liquid Separation by Sedimentation
Suspension Rheology
Influence of Surface Forces on Suspension Flow
Nanoparticles
Worked Examples
Exercises
References
Fluid Flow Through a Packed Bed of Particles
Pressure Drop-Flow Relationship
Filtration
Further Reading
Worked Examples
Exercises
Fluidization
Fundamentals
Relevant Powder And Particle Properties
Bubbling And Non-Bubbling Fluidization
Classification Of Powders
Expansion Of A Fluidized Bed
Entrainment
Heat Transfer In Fluidized Beds
Applications Of Fluidized Beds
A Simple Model For The Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor
Some Practical Considerations
Worked Examples
Exercises
Pneumatic transport and standpipes
Pneumatic Transport
Standpipes
Further Reading
Worked Examples
Exercises
Separation of Particles
Gas Cyclones Description
Flow Characteristics
Efficiency Of Separation
Scale-Up Of Cyclones
Range Of Operation
Some Practical Design And Operation Details
Worked Examples
Exercises
Storage and Flow of Powders Hopper Design
Introduction
Mass Flow And Core Flow
The Design Philosophy
Shear Cell Tests
Analysis Of Shear Cell Test Results
Summary Of Design Procedure
Discharge Aids
Pressure On The Base Of A Tall Cylindrical Bin
Mass Flow Rates
Conclusions
Worked Examples
Exercises
Mixing and Segregation
Introduction
Types Of Mixture
Segregation
Reduction Of Segregation
Equipment For Particulate Mixing
Assessing The Mixture
Worked Examples
Exercises
Particle Size Reduction
Introduction
Particle Fracture Mechanisms
Model Predicting Energy Requirement And Product Size Distribution
Types Of Comminution Equipment
Worked Examples
Exercises
Size Enlargement
Introduction
Interparticle Forces
Granulation
Worked Examples
Exercises
Notation
Health effects of fine powders
Introduction
The huma

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