FPS course Hopper Design

Category: Short in-company course
Software: Design of conical and slot outlet mass flow hoppers

Suggested Programme

  1. Fundamentals and types of powder flow, compaction and segregation, Mohr's circles and their use
  2. Measurement and significance of the flow properties of powders, shear cell testing and other alternatives
  3. Design of storage hoppers and silos for mass flow, conical and slot outlet hoppers
  4. Modification of existing systems, air introduction, flow promoting devices, the use of baffles
  5. Rates of discharge from hoppers and silos
  6. Pressures on hopper walls

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