Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing

Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing

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Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing comprehensively covers the various aspects of fluidization engineering and presents an elaborate examination of the applications in a multitude of materials processing techniques. This singular resource discusses: All the basic aspects of fluidization essential to understand and learn about various techniques The range of industrial applications Several examples in extraction and process metallurgy Fluidization in nuclear engineering and nuclear fuel cycle with numerous examples Innovative techniques and several advanced concepts of fluidization engineering, including use and applications in materials processing as well as environmental and bio-engineering Pros and cons of various fluidization equipment and specialty of their applications, including several examples Design aspects and modeling Topics related to distributors effects and flow regimes A separate chapter outlines the importance of fluidization engineering in high temperature processing, including an analysis of the fundamental concepts and applications of high temperature fluidized bed furnaces for several advanced materials processing techniques. Presenting information usually not available in a single source, Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing serves Fluidization engineers Practicing engineers in process metallurgy, mineral engineering, and chemical metallurgy Researchers in the field of chemical, metallurgical, nuclear, biological, environmental engineering Energy engineering professionals High temperature scientists and engineers Students and professionals who adopt modeling of fluidization in their venture for design and scale upThe process flowsheet starts with direct chlorination of zircon, followed by purification and separation of chlorides of zirconium and hafnium in molten salt media. It is of particular interest to note here that chlorination is an inevitable step in zirconium metallurgy and that it can be carried out in ... range 1 100-1200AdC. A static bed reactor for the chlorination of Zr02 requires extensive preparation work for the feed pellets. ... They occupy a large floor area and condensation efficiency is low.

Title:Fluid Bed Technology in Materials Processing
Author:C. K. Gupta, D. Sathiyamoorthy
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-12-28


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