May 1-5, 2011
Movement of solids in a L-valve by fluid drag due to external aeration is opposed by frictional resistance at the wall/non-moving solids. Model equations developed for the threshold aeration rate and solids flow rate as a function of aeration rate compare well with the literature data.
Duvvuri Subbarao, "Flow Rate of Solids in L-Valves" in "10th International Conference on Circulating Fluidized Beds and Fluidization Technology - CFB-10", T. Knowlton, PSRI Eds, ECI Symposium Series, (2013). http://dc.engconfintl.org/cfb10/6