Unformatted text preview: and particle density 2. Flow regime is defined in terms of a particle Reynolds number 3. Analogy between friction factors for packed beds and flow in conduits 4. A bed of solids is fluidized when the pressure drop across the bed exceeds the weight of the bed per unit cross-sectional area Key Skills 1. Explain the basic concepts of fluid flow in beds of solids 2. Calculate pressure drop across fixed beds of solids 3. Discuss some unit operations and processes that involve beds of solids...
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- Fall '11
- Fluid Dynamics, Beds, fluidized beds, Fixed beds