Best Reference Books – Fluidization and Mixing

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Fluidization and Mixing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Fluidization and Mixing along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Fluidization and Mixing subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Fluidization and Mixing" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Applications of Fluidization to Food Processing” by Peter G Smith

“Applications of Fluidization to Food Processing” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. The description about fluidized bed behaviour is given in the book. Characteristics of aggregative fluidization is also given. This book also contains the applications of freezing, drying and granulation methods in a detailed manner. Gas-solid fluidized bad fermentation details are also given in the book. This book also contains other applications of fluidization which include gas-solid fluidization, liquid-solid fluidization in detail.

2. “Gas Fluidization (Handbook of Powder Technology 8)” by M Pell

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“Gas Fluidization (Handbook of Powder Technology 8)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Introduction to gas fluidization is given in the book. Minimum fluidization and bubbling velocity is also given under the first calculation concept. Gas distributor design is also given in the book. This book also contains bubble growth and stability concepts. Under mixing and segregation solids and radial mixing is given. The heat transfer concept is also given in a detailed manner. Drying and solvent stripping concept is also given in the book. Entrainment and its correlations are given. Chemical reactions are given in detail. The scale up and down, scale sequence and large scale effect is given. This book also contains concepts of defluidization and agglomeration. Attraction in fluidized beds is also given in the book. This book also contains information about physical forces and its effects on particles, internals and vessel and associated equipment.

3. “Circulating Fluidized Beds” by J R Grace and T M Knowlton

“Circulating Fluidized Beds” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Introduction to circulating fluidized beds is given in the beginning of the book. The concept of hydrodynamics is explained in the book. The concept of gas mixing and solids motion and mixing is given in the book. Hydrodynamic modeling is also explained in the book. Information about cyclones and other gas-solids separators is given in this book. This book also contains information about standpipes and the return system. Heat transfer in circulating fluidized beds is also given. Experimental techniques and combustion performance is explained in this book. This book also contains designs for CFB boiler and applications of CFB. Fluid catalytic cracking and design and scale-up of CFB catalytic reactor also given in the book. This book also contains reactor modeling for high-velocity fluidized beds and novel configurations and variants concept in detailed manner. Future prospects are also given at the end of the book.

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4. “Fluidization Engineering” by Kunii

“Fluidization Engineering” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. The phenomenon of fluidization is explained under the introduction part. Industrial applications of fluidized beds are also given. This book also contains information about fluidization and mapping of regimes. Information about dense beds, bubbles in dense beds and types of its distribution is given in detailed manner. Bubbling fluidized beds concept also explained in this book. Entrainment and elutriation from fluidized beds is given in the book. This book also contains details about high-velocity fluidization and solid movement, its mixing, segregation and staging. Gas dispersion and gas interchange in bubbling beds also explained in this book. PArticle-to-gas mass and heat transfer concept is also given. This book also contains circulation systems and design for physical operations. Design of catalyst reactor and design of non catalytic reactors is given in the book. At the end of the every chapter problems are given along with its solutions.

5. “Fluidization, Solids Handling, and Processing: Industrial Applications (Particle Technology Series)” by Wen-Ching Yang

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“Fluidization, Solids Handling, and Processing: Industrial Applications (Particle Technology Series)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Information about fluidized bed scale-up is given in the book. This book also contains the pressure and temperature effects in fluid-particle systems. Heat transfer in fluidized beds is also given in the book along with the information about gas distributor and plenum design in fluidized beds. This book also contains the engineering and applications of recirculating and jetting fluidized beds. Fluidized beds coating and granulation is given in a detailed manner. This book also contains the attrition in fluidized beds and pneumatic conveying Lines. Information about bubbleless fluidization is also given in this book. This book also contains the details of industrial applications of three-phase fluidization systems. Dense phase conveying and design consideration of long-distance pneumatic transport is explained in the book. This book also has the cyclone design and electrostatics and dust explosions in powder handling.

6. “Fluidization Dynamics” by L G Gibilaro

“Fluidization Dynamics” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Introduction about fluidized state is given in the start of the book. The single particle suspension information is also given in the book. This book also contains the concept of fluid flow through particle beds. Homogeneous fluidization also explained in this book. A kinematic description of unsteady-state behaviour is explained in the book. The criterion for the stability of the homogeneously fluidized state is given, This book also contains the first equations of change for fluidization. The particle bed model, single phase model and fluidization quality is explained in this book in detailed manner. This book also contains the two phase model along with model predictions and experimental observations . The scaling relations and jump conditions are also given. The slugging fluidization and two-dimensional simulation is also explained in the book.

7. “Applications of Fluidization to Food Processing” by Peter G Smith
8. “Multiphase Flow and Fluidization: Continuum and Kinetic Theory Descriptions” by Dimitri Gidaspow

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“Multiphase Flow and Fluidization: Continuum and Kinetic Theory Descriptions” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Information about transport equations is given in the start of the book. The one-dimensional steady gas-solid flow is also given in the book. This book also contains information about drift flux and critical granular flow in detailed manner. Fluidized state and origin of bubbles is explained in this book. This book also contains the information about inviscid multiphase flows. Viscous flow and circulating fluidized beds is explained in the book. Kinetic theory approach also given in the book along with its application. Kinematic theory of granular mixtures also given. This book also contains the sedimentation and consolidation topic in the end. At the end of the book exercise is given after each chapter with its solutions.

9. “Reactive Gas-Solid Fluidization” by Yousef Haseli

“Reactive Gas-Solid Fluidization” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. Introduction about the topic is given in the beginning of the book. This book also contains procedures to design fluidized bed reactors. Chemical reactions also explained in this book. Detailed information about fluidization gas and solid particles is given in the book. This book also contains calculations of hydrodynamics, mass transport and heat transfer concepts. Oxidation catalyst also explained in the book. This book also includes thermochemical process engineering. Different equations are also explained in this book in a detailed manner.

10. “Fluidization: International Fluidization Conference” by John M Matsen and John R Grace

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“Fluidization: International Fluidization Conference” Book Review: This book is designed for students from food processing engineering backgrounds. History of fluidized solids development is given. The ups and downs of gas-solid flow is explained. The fluid bed behaviour is also given in the book along with the effect of some unsteady motions on gas flow. Fluidized combustion is given in a detailed manner. Experimental study of the mechanism of combustion of carbon in shallow water is also given. Heat transfer and surface-bed heat transfer is explained in the book. Heat transfer between solids and gas is also given. This book also contains the hydrodynamics and mass transfer performance. Particle distribution and mixing concept is also given in the book along with its mechanism.

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