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Course on Granulation

22-23 June 2004
The University of Sheffield

The proposed programme for the two-day Course on Granulation,  organised by Dr. David York and Prof. Jonathan Seville, is as follows:

  • Welcome and Introduction

  • Basic reasons for agglomerating; desired and undesired. Basic principles

  • Key transformations that occur in typical agglomeration units

  • Agglomeration regime map

  • Practical training on agglomeration

  • Influence of raw material properties –liquids and powders

  • Practical training on above

  • Typical unit operation equipment for agglomeration, batch vs continuous, high vs low shear, mechanical vs air fluidisation

  • Typical plant design aspects; feed control, recycle loops, stability and control

  • Basic characterisation of agglomerates

The course will start at 9.30am and finish at 5pm and will be held at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering (directions).  It is expected that the course will finish slightly earlier on Wednesday at around 4pm.

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