Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Investigation of gas–solid flow structure after a 90° vertical-to-horizontal elbow for low conveying gas velocities

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Advanced Powder Technology

The characteristics of gas–solid flow after a 90° vertical-to-horizontal elbow, where the flow in the vertical pipe is upward, were investigated both numerically and experimentally for low conveying gas velocities. The experiments were conducted in a 0.154-m ID test section using pulverized coal particles having a mean particle diameter of 50 μm. The time-averaged local particle concentration and velocity were measured using a fiber optic probe at various locations along the length of the horizontal pipe after the elbow. The effects of gas flow velocity, gas to solids mass flow rate ratio and elbow radius to pipe diameter ratio on particle concentration and velocity profiles, and deposit characteristics were investigated. Computational fluid dynamics simulations were performed to study the particle deposition characteristics. Experiments show that saltation velocity is affected by the gas to solids mass flow rate ratio and elbow radius to pipe diameter ratio. The maximum deposit thickness typically occurred near the leading edge of the deposit. Average deposit thickness decreased with increasing gas to solids mass flow rate ratio. The numerical simulations indicate that the coarse particles move into the rope created in the elbow and secondary flows carry the small particles around the pipe circumference through the particle-free regions.


Full text loading...


Data & Media loading...

Article metrics loading...



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Advanced Powder Technology — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation