Fluidization dynamics of cohesive Geldart B particles. Part I: X-ray tomography analysis

Jiliang Ma, J. Ruud van Ommen, Daoyin Liu, Robert F. Mudde, Xiaoping Chen, Evert C. Wagner, Cai Liang
2019 Chemical Engineering Journal  
X-ray tomography was used to reconstruct 3D bubbles in a bubbling bed. • The inter-particle cohesive force facilitates the coalescence of bubbles in the bed. • The fluidization fails as the whole bed slugging under large cohesive force.
doi:10.1016/j.cej.2018.11.082 fatcat:nkui7wpppvfyzes6563p2jb2ue