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2018/2019

Classification of Powders and Particle Size Measurement

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W16O006 ZK 60 Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Hemerka (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Hemerka (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Environmental Engineering
Synopsis:

Garant: Doc. Ing. Jiří Hemerka, CSc.

Principles of classification and classifiers of powders. Fundamentals of particle size distribution expression and measurement.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Division of mechanical processes, classification of powders. Structure and properties of particulate matter. Characterisation of classification processes - frequency and cumulative distribution curves, total and fractional mass balance, grade efficiency curve, cut sizes, sharpness of cut. Theory of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic classification of powders. Classifiers. Expression of particle size distributions of powders. Characteristics of particle size distribution, conversion. Principles of methods of particle size measurement.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Schoenert, K., Leschonski, K.: Comminution and Air Classification, Course Manual, University of Bradford, 1976.

Svarovsky, L.: Solid-Liquid Separation, Butterworths, 1981.

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