Solid Fuel Operations (183503)  


Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1

Particulate Solids - Particle Characterization, Particulate Solids in Bulk, Blending of Solid Particle, Classification of Solid Particles
2

Size Reduction of Solids - Mechanism of Size Reduction. Energy for Size Reduction, Methods of Operating Crushers, Nature of Material to be Crushed, Types of Crushing Equipments
3

Sedimentation - Gravitational Sedimentation, Centrifugal Separation, Flocculation.
4

Flow through Packed Columns - Flow of a Single Fluid through a Granular Bed, Dispersion, Packed Columns
5

Fluidization - Characteristics of Fluidized Systems, Liquid-Solid and Gas-Solid Systems, Applications of the Fluidized Solids Technique.
6

Pneumatic and Hydraulic Conveying - Theory and Industrial Applications.
7

Filtration - The Theory of Filtration. Filtration Practices, Filtration Equipments, Filtration in a Centrifuge and Filtration Calculations
8

Flow of particulate matter - Flow of solids through silos and hoppers. Storage and transport of powders.
9

Size Enlargement - Principles of agglomeration palletizing (cone and disk), press and tabulating machines and extrusion and granulating machines.