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Proc. ASME. FEDSM2009, Volume 1: Symposia, Parts A, B and C, 1721-1731, August 2–6, 2009
Paper No: FEDSM2009-78041
... 30 07 2010 Characterizing the hydrodynamics in fluidized beds is important to many processes from producing biofuels to coating pharmaceuticals. X-ray computed tomography (CT) can quantify local time-averaged phase fractions in multiphase systems that are highly dynamic, like fluidized...
Proc. ASME. FEDSM2009, Volume 1: Symposia, Parts A, B and C, 1733-1742, August 2–6, 2009
Paper No: FEDSM2009-78150
... bed of inert material (typically refractory sand) that volatilizes to form a flammable gas. However, the movement of the biomass particle through the bubbling bed is difficult to quantify because the systems are opaque. This paper describes X-ray particle tracking velocimetry (XPTV) applied...