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Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

Source: AIChE
  • Course ID:
    CH033
  • Type:
    Face-to-Face Course
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • CEUs:
    0.75
  • PDHs:
    7.50
  • Accrediting Agencies:

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Although many pneumatic conveying equipment advances have been made, costly problems – including wear, attrition, rate limitation and line plugging – continue to occur.

Learn how to apply practical design and troubleshooting principles to improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of pneumatic conveying systems transporting powders and bulk solids.

Ensure trouble-free flow

In one day, you’ll review the fundamentals of gas/solids flow and address common pneumatic conveying problems, modes of transport in a pipeline and scale-model tests and their use in designing and evaluating poorly operating systems. You’ll discuss line chargers (feeders), proven pipeline layout rules and criteria for elbow/bend selection. The instructor also will cover more specialized topics including dense phase conveying systems and gas/solids separators such as cyclones, filters and bag houses.

Real-life industrial case histories will help increase your understanding of the theory and application taught.

Save $795 or more when you take both this course and CH032: Flow of Solids in Bins, Hoppers, Chutes and Feeders by registering for CH757: Flow of Solids/Pneumatic Conveying Combo Course.

This course will be taught by one of the instructors listed below.

Instructor(s): 

Jayant Khambekar

Dr. Jayant Khambekar is a Senior Consultant at Jenike & Johanson’s Houston office.   Jayant is heavily involved in consulting on various powder and bulk solids handling issues.  He has worked on more than 200 projects spanning various applications such as polymers and catalysts handling, degassing, biomass handling, coal handling, mining, etc., and working on addressing various flow problems such as arching, ratholing, segregation, and flow rate limitations.  Jayant has published several papers and also lectures on the storage and flow of bulk solids.  Jayant...Read more

Josh Marion

Josh Marion is a Senior Project Engineer with Jenike & Johanson.  Josh received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from NorthEastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 2013.   His graduate studies focused on magnetic formulations.  As a senior engineer for Jenike & Johanson he has been involved in troubleshooting and recommending corrective action for solids flow problems, providing recommendations to avoid solid flow related problems in new installations, and the design of customized handling equipment related...Read more

Eric Maynard

Eric Maynard is the Vice President with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., which is recognized as the world’s leading engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling technology. Eric received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.Read more

Herman Purutyan

CEO of Jenike & Johanson Inc., a world-renowned engineering consulting firm specializing in the storage, flow and processing of powder and bulk solids. He has been recognized worldwide for his technical ability and experience in the field of storage and flow of solids. He has 20 years of experience designing solids handling systems and troubleshooting handling programs in a wide variety of industries.Read more

Thomas G. Troxel

Vice President at Jenike & Johanson Inc., a world-renowned engineering consulting firm specializing in the storage, flow and processing of powder and bulk solids. He has been involved in many projects related to flow properties testing, modeling, blending, pneumatic conveying and fluidization.Read more

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Instructors

Eric Maynard

Director of Education and a Senior Consultant with Jenike & Johanson, Inc.

Eric Maynard is the Director of Education and a Senior Consultant with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., which is recognized as the world’s leading engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling technology. Eric received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Herman Purutyan

CEO of Jenike & Johanson Inc.

CEO of Jenike & Johanson Inc., a world-renowned engineering consulting firm specializing in the storage, flow and processing of powder and bulk solids. He has been recognized worldwide for his technical ability and experience in the field of storage and flow of solids.

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Thomas Troxel

Vice President, Jenike & Johanson Inc.

Vice President at Jenike & Johanson Inc., Thomas has been involved in many projects related to flow properties testing, modeling, blending, pneumatic conveying and fluidization.

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Andres Orlando

Project Engineer, Jenike & Johanson, Inc.

Andres Orlando is a Project Engineer with Jenike & Johanson. Andrés received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Granular Mechanics from Clarkson University. His graduate studies focused in computational modeling of granular materials flows and comparing numerical models against physical experiments.

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