Predicting bulk powder flow dynamics in a continuous mixer operating in transitory regimes

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Ammarcha, Chawki; Gatumel, Cendrine; Dirion, Jean-Louis; Cabassud, Michel; Mizonov, Vadim; Berthiaux, Henri;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Advanced Powder Technology (issn: 0921-8831)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.apt.2011.10.008
  • Subject: [ CHIM.GENI ] Chemical Sciences/Chemical engineering | [ SPI.GPROC ] Engineering Sciences [physics]/Chemical and Process Engineering | Génie des procédés | [SPI.GPROC]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Chemical and Process Engineering | Génie chimique | Stochastic process | [CHIM.GENI]Chemical Sciences/Chemical engineering | Powder mixing | Continuous mixing | Transitory regime | Markov chain

International audience; Over recent years there has been increasing interest in continuous powder mixing processes, due mainly to the development of on-line measurement techniques. However, our understanding of these processes remains limited, particularly with regard t... View more
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