Confined granular flow in silos with inserts - Full-scale experiments
Journal article, Peer reviewed
MetadataShow full item record
Original versionPowder Technology, 222, (2012) May, pp. 15-36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2012.01.031
The paper describes results of experimental investigations of confined granular flow in a silo with different inserts. Over 100 experiments were carried out with dry cohesionless sand in a large metal silo with and without inserts at Tel-Tek, dept. POSTEC, in Norway. Wall pressures and flow patterns were measured during both silo filling and emptying. Three different insert types were used in the silo: double cone, cone-in-cone and inverted cone. Different positions of inserts were also investigated. Experimental results with inserts were compared with those without inserts. Some design recommendations for silos equipped with inserts were worked out.
This is the author's version of a work that was accepted for publication in POWDER TECHNOLOGY. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Powder Technology, vol. 222,pp. 15-36, May 2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2012.01.031