Crowe, Clayton T. Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Pneumatic transport
- Slurry transport
- Numerical models
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Particle flow is important to many industrial processes, including the pneumatic conveying of solids, transport of solids in liquids (slurries), removal of particulates from gas streams for pollution control, combustion of pulverized coal, and drying of particulates in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The vast majority of flow problems in industrial design involve the flow of gas or liquids with suspended solids. See also: Drying; Fluidized-bed combustion; Pipeline
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