Vibrationally-Fluidized Granular Flows: Impact and Bulk Velocity Measurements Compared with Discrete Element and Continuum Models

Researcher
Kamyar Hashemnia
Institute
University of Toronto, USA
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Supervisor
Professor Jan K. Spelt
Timeline
2010 - 2014

EDEM was used to build and simulate a discrete element model of a vibrationally -fluidized granular flow produced in a tub vibratory finisher. The objective was to study the bulk and local impact behavior of the granular media and compare the numerical results with the experimental measurements.

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Results

K. Hashemnia, J.K. Spelt, Finite Element Continuum Modeling of Vibrationally-Fluidized Granular Flows, Chemical Engineering Science, 129 (2015) 91-105.

K. Hashemnia, J. K. Spelt, Particle impact velocities in a vibrationally fluidized granular flow: measurements and discrete element predictions, Chemical Engineering Science, 109 (2014) 123–135.

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