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DESIGN OF GRAVITY STORAGE SYSTEMS FOR BULK SOLIDS.

Journal Article


Abstract


  • In recent years significant advances have been made in the study of the storage and flow characteristics of bulk solids. As a result there are now well-established materials testing and associated design procedures to enable storage bins to be designed for reliable and predictable flow. The purpose of this paper is to briefly outline the design philosophy of storage bins and bottom reclaim stockpiles. Particular attention is paid to the design procedures based on flow property measurements, techniques for predicting bin wall pressures, feeding of bulk solids from gravity discharge hoppers, and the prediction of flow rates of fine powders from mass-flow bins.

Publication Date


  • 1982

Citation


  • Roberts, A. W., Arnold, P. C., McLean, A. G., & Scott, O. J. (1982). DESIGN OF GRAVITY STORAGE SYSTEMS FOR BULK SOLIDS.. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Mechanical engineering, ME7(3), 81-95.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0020174933

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 81

End Page


  • 95

Volume


  • ME7

Issue


  • 3

Abstract


  • In recent years significant advances have been made in the study of the storage and flow characteristics of bulk solids. As a result there are now well-established materials testing and associated design procedures to enable storage bins to be designed for reliable and predictable flow. The purpose of this paper is to briefly outline the design philosophy of storage bins and bottom reclaim stockpiles. Particular attention is paid to the design procedures based on flow property measurements, techniques for predicting bin wall pressures, feeding of bulk solids from gravity discharge hoppers, and the prediction of flow rates of fine powders from mass-flow bins.

Publication Date


  • 1982

Citation


  • Roberts, A. W., Arnold, P. C., McLean, A. G., & Scott, O. J. (1982). DESIGN OF GRAVITY STORAGE SYSTEMS FOR BULK SOLIDS.. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Mechanical engineering, ME7(3), 81-95.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0020174933

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 81

End Page


  • 95

Volume


  • ME7

Issue


  • 3