Course ID: CH757 Type: Public (classroom) CourseLanguage: English Skill Level: Intermediate Duration: 3 days CEUs: 2.30 PDHs: 23.00 Share This Post: Developed by: AIChE Take advantage of a three-day immersion in Solids Handling and Pneumatic Conveying. This course is a combination of two popular AIChE courses: CH032: Flow of Solids in Bins, Hoppers, Chutes, and Feeders and CH033: Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids. This course will be taught by one of the instructors listed below. 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. Read Bio 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. Read Bio 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. Read Bio 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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More info Accrediting Agencies: Florida New Jersey New York RCEP Horizontal TabsOutline Day One (CH032) 8:00 – 8:30 Registration 8:30 – 10:00 Bulk solids handling fundamentals 10:00 – 10:15 Morning Break 10:15 – Noon Flow patterns in bins and hoppers; bulk solids flow testing Noon – 1:00 Lunch Break 1:00 – 3:00 Flow properties and hopper design/troubleshooting 3:00 – 3:15 Afternoon Break 3:15 – 5:00 Bulk solid feeders – screws, belts, rotary valves Day Two (CH032) 8:30 – 10:00 Fine powder handling phenomena 10:00 – 10:15 Morning Break 10:15 – Noon Review of flow properties test report; silo design example Noon – 1:00 Lunch Break 1:00 – 3:00 Common segregation mechanisms for powders and solids 3:00 – 3:15 Afternoon Break 3:15 – 5:00 Flow aid devices; transfer chute design Day Three (CH033) 8:00 – 8:30 Registration 8:30 – 10:00 Introduction, modes of conveying; types of systems 10:00 – 10:15 Morning Break 10:15 – Noon Fundamentals of gas/solids flow; pressure loss calculations Noon – 1:00 Lunch Break 1:00 – 3:00 Component selection and system design 3:00 – 3:15 Afternoon Break 3:15 – 5:00 Dense phase conveying; system troubleshooting Download Course Outline (PDF) What You'll Learn Here’s a preview of what you’ll learn: Flow of Solids in Bins, Hoppers Chutes, and Feeders (CH032): The pitfalls of poor bulk solids handling Common flow problems and their costly consequences The flow patterns and features of silos, bins and hoppers Testing bulk solids flow properties and how to use the results Solving ongoing bulk solids feeder problems Why fine powders can have restricted or uncontrolled flow rate Step-by-step procedures for designing a bin or silo Practical solutions to segregation mechanisms problems Selecting the appropriate common flow aid device How to avoid transfer chute plugging and how to minimize wear and dusting Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids (CH033): Modes of conveying: Dilute phase and dense phase Types of systems: Positive pressure, vacuum, pull/push and closed loop The science underlying gas and solids flow through pipelines Understand key terms – like “saltation and pickup velocity” and “solids loading ratio” How to read a state diagram illustrating system performance The four primary system components: Gas mover, silo/feeder, pipeline/bends and separator How to select elbows, line chargers and other key primary system components Know the features of solid separators – cyclones, filter/collectors and bag house Dense phase conveying technology – what you need to know Troubleshooting common conveying problems – including wear, attrition, rate limitation and line plugging Applying safe handling practices for the pneumatic conveying of combustible solids Who Should Attend Who Should Attend: Those involved in designing, selecting, troubleshooting, maintaining or purchasing bulk solids handling equipment – including: Plant and project managers Operation and process managers Project, process and maintenance engineers Unit operators and superintendents Anyone new to the field of bulk solids handling FAQs Find answers to questions about registration and refunds, tuition and fees, travel and lodging (for location-based courses), how eLearning courses work, how credits work, and more. 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