Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Fluidization of Alumina Fluoride Used in the Aluminum Smelter Processes

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Paulo Douglas S. de Vasconcelos1 and
  2. Andre L. Amarante Mesquita2

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch142

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Vasconcelos, P. D. S. d. and Mesquita, A. L. A. (2012) Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Fluidization of Alumina Fluoride Used in the Aluminum Smelter Processes, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch142

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albras – Aluminio Brasileiro S/A, Barcarena-PA, Brazil

  2. 2

    Federal University of Para, Belém-PA, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Fluidized bed;
  • Minimum fluidization velocity;
  • Permeameter;
  • Maximum pressure drop

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals of powder fluidization

  • Minimum fluidization velocity calculation

  • Theoretical model equations for predict: Vmf

  • Experimentáis details

  • Procedures

  • Results and Discussions

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements