Saltation phenomena in the inlet regions of horizontal pipes

Akilli H. , LEVY E.

AICHE Annual Meeting, Florida, United States Of America, 15 - 20 November 1998, vol.95, pp.24-29 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 95
  • City: Florida
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.24-29


The gas-particle flow behavior in the inlet region of a horizontal pipe at low conveying air velocities is described. For sufficiently low velocities, particle saltation occurs, allowing some particles to settle onto the lower wall of the pipe and cause buildup of deposits.