Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation April 07, 2016
Design of Equipment for Storing and Discharging Bulk Materials
26 – 27 April 2016; Chatham, Kent
To make a decision as to how to design the hoppers and silos for storing and transporting bulk materials, it is vital to understand the characteristics of the materials being handled. This 2 day course will enable attendees to identify potential pitfalls and show how to minimise or prevent problems occurring.
Subjects Covered include
Minimising project risk through characterisation of bulk materials;
How to characterise bulk materials using firmly established methods and the latest test equipment;
How to use shear cell measurements to design for reliable discharge;
Detail design for storage equipment;
Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation;
When should discharge aids be applied and appropriate types;
Methods for correct interfacing.
Full course content, course fees and on-line booking is available at http://www.gre.ac.uk/engsci/research/groups/wolfsoncentre/coupro/sc/design