Chapter 4. Pneumatic Conveying

  1. Don McGlinchey Reader3,4
  1. David Mills1 and
  2. Mark Jones2

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305449.ch4

Bulk Solids Handling: Equipment Selection and Operation

Bulk Solids Handling: Equipment Selection and Operation

How to Cite

Mills, D. and Jones, M. (2008) Pneumatic Conveying, in Bulk Solids Handling: Equipment Selection and Operation (ed D. McGlinchey), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305449.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Centre for Industrial Bulk Solids Handling, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

  2. 4

    School of Engineering and Design, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pneumatic Conveying Consultant, 9 Cherry Orchard, Old Wives Lees, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 8BQ, UK

  2. 2

    Division of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158251

Online ISBN: 9781444305449

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Keywords:

  • pneumatic conveying systems;
  • system flexibility;
  • conveying system types;
  • system components;
  • air supply;
  • conveying capability;
  • conveying system design;
  • troubleshooting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conveying system types

  • System components

  • Conveying capability

  • Conveying system design

  • Troubleshooting

  • References

  • Nomenclature