May 26-31, 2013 - NH Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

Editors:   J.A.M. Kuipers, Eindhoven University of Technology
  R.F. Mudde, Delft University of Technology
  J.R. van Ommen, Delft University of Technology
  N.G. Deen, Eindhoven University of Technology

The articles for these proceedings are peer-reviewed.

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Conference Program, J.A.M. Kuipers, R.F. Mudde, J.R. van Ommen, and N.G. Deen

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Coarse-Grained Models for Momentum, Energy and Species Transport in Gas-Particle Flows, Sankaran Sundaresan, Stefan Radl, Christian C. Milioli, and Fernando E. Milioli

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Development and Large-Scale Optimization of Fluidized-Bed Steam Drying of Lignite, Hans-Joachim Klutz and Joachim Werther

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Fluidization Characteristics of Flyash and Fine Particles in a Fluidized Bed Assisted with Stirrer, N. Shiva Sankar and V V Basava Rao

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Micro Fluidized Bed Reaction Analysis and its Applications, Jian Yu, Xi Zeng, Junrong Yue, Jingming Wang, Hongmei Guo, Shuang Geng, and Guangwen Xu

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Identification of Bed Zones and Flow Regimes in Single and Multiple Spout-Operated Beds by Digital Image Processing and Pressure Probes, Stefan Puttinger, Lukas von Berg, and Stefan Pirker

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Analysis of the Particle Movement in Dense Granular Flow, J. Neuwirth, S. Antonyuk, and S. Heinrich

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Numerical Studies of the Dynamics of Gas-Fluidized Beds Comprised of Non-Spherical Particles Using the DEM-CFD, G. Lu, J.R. Third, and C.R. Müller

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Effects of Particle Properties, Temperature and Relative Humidity on Electrostatics in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds, Wajeeh O. Moughrabiah, John R. Grace, and Xiaotao T. Bi

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Control of the Reaction Zone in Bubbling Fluidized Beds by means of Secondary Gas Injection, Timo Hensler, Timo Strer, and Karl-Ernst Wirth

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Hitran Matrix Elements as a Fluidization Promoter in Slugging Columns, Suren Sookai and Avinash Harilal

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Performance Analysis of Semifluidized Bed Biofilm Reactors with Liquid Phase Oxygen (LPO) Utilization, C. M. Narayanan

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Technical Aspects and Thermodynamic Evaluation of a Two Stage Fluid Bed-Plasma Process for Solid Waste Gasification, M. Materazzi, P. Lettieri, L. Mazzei, R. Taylor, and C. Chapman

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Bogging Detection in a Fluidized Bed Using Plannar Capacitance Sensors, Majid Hamidi, Franco Berruti, Cedric Briens, and Jennifer McMillan

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Steam Gasification of Waste Plastics in a Conical Spouted Bed Reactor, Gartzen Lopez, Aitziber Erkiaga, Maider Amutio, Jon Alvarez, Itsaso Barbarias, Javier Bilbao, and Martin Olazar

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Dual Fluidized Bed Steam Gasification of Coal and Pyrolyzed Coal, Stefan J. Kern, Christoph Pfeifer, and Hermann Hofbauer

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Exploring the Interplay between Attrition and Separation, Ben J. Freireich and Karl V. Jacob

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Comparison of Impact and Torque Forces on Erosion of Oil Shale Particle Processed in Fluidized Bed Reactor, Bouhafid A., Ikrou Y., and Roudani H.

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A Kinetic Study of Methanol to Olefins (MTO) Process in Fluidized Bed Reactor, Lei Ying, Mao Ye, Youwei Cheng, Xi Li, and Zhongmin Liu

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The Gas Flow in the Loop Seals of a Dual Circulating Fluidized Bed: Splitting of the Fluidizing Agent and Gas Leakage through the Loop Seals, Karl Mayer, Stephan Piesenberger, Tobias Pröll, and Hermann Hofbauer

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Carbonization Characteristics of Biomass/Coal Blend For Bio-Coke, Myung Won Seo, Ga Hee Kim, Jae Goo Lee, Ha Myung Jeong, Sang Mun Jeong, Woon Jae Lee, and Sang Done Kim

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Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed with PCM, M.A. Izquierdo-Barrientos, C. Sobrino, and J.A. Almendros-Ibáñez

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The Jiggled Bed Reactor, A New Fluidized Bed Reactor for Catalyst Testing, Mohammad Latifi, Franco Berruti, and Cedric Briens

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DEM Simulations of Fluidized Beds Including Heat Transfer, A.V. Patil, E.A.J.F. Peters, M. van der Hoef, and J.A.M. Kuipers

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Development of a Novel Infrared Camera for Gas Exchange from Bubble-to-Emulsion Phase in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds, Nhi Dang, Tom Kolkman, Fausto Gallucci, and Martin van Sint Annaland

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Experimental Studies of Phase Change Materials in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed, M.A. Izquierdo-Barrientos, C. Sobrino, J.A. Almendros-Ibáñez, N. Ellis, X.T. Bi, and N. Epstein

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Simulation of Fuel Mixing in Fluidized Beds Using a Combined Tracking Technique, Meisam Farzaneh, Alf-Erik Almstedt, Filip Johnsson, David Pallarès, and Srdjan Sasic

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CO2 Capture on Fine Activated Carbon Under Sound Assisted Fluidization Conditions, F. Raganati, P. Ammendola, and R. Chirone

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Aanalysis of Lateral Fuel Mixing in a Fluiddynamically Down-Scaled Bubbling Fluidized Bed, Erik Sette, Sonia Aimé, David Pallarès, and Filip Johnsson

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Two-Phase Flow Structure in a Cold Model Gassolid Airlift Loop Reactor, Liu Mengxi, Lu Chunxi, Fan Yiping, E Chenglin, and Zhang Yongmin

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CO - Fluidization of Fine Particles and Straw Pellets at Room and Elevated Temperatures, Rafail Isemin, Dmitry Viryasov, Sergey Kuzmin, Alexander Mikhalev, Oleg Milovanov, and Dmitry Klimov

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Vertical Solids Distribution Under Air/Carbon Dioxide Fluidization Conditions in a Circulating Fluidized Bed, Maciej Komorowski and Wojciech Nowak

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Particle Cluster Size Distribution in Gas–Solid Downer Units, A. Lanza, M.A. Islam, and H. de Lasa

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Gas Backmixing Study in a CFB Downer Gassolids Separator, Martin R.J. Huard, Franco Berruti, and Cedric L. Briens

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Analysis of Length Scales of Solids Volume Fraction Variations in a Circulating Fluidized Bed of Geldart B Particles, Debanga Nandan Mondal, Sirpa Kallio, and Henrik Saxén

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Flow Development in the Inlet Section of a Riser, Maria N. Pantzali, Bart De Ceuster, Geraldine J. Heynderickx, and Guy B. Marin

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Impact of Flue Gas Recirculation on Distributions of Temperature and Solids Concentration Inside a Large-Scale Supercritical CFB Boiler, Artur Blaszczuk, Wojciech Nowak, and Szymon Jagodzik

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A New Method to Intensify Heat Transfer of an FCC Catalyst Cooler: Experimental Validation, Yongmin Zhang, Fuwei Sun, Xiuying Yao, Xiao Han, and Chunxi Lu

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Agitated Fluidization of Nanopowders Using Mechanical Stirring, Daniel Lepek and Christopher Loo

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Gas-Fluidization and Flow Properties of Fine Lactose and Mineral Powders, Horng Yuan Saw, Clive E. Davies, Anthony H.J. Paterson, and Jim R. Jones

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Microscopic Characterization of Mechanically Assisted Fluidized Beds, David Valdesueiro, Gabrie M.H. Meesters, and J. Ruud van Ommen

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Fluidization of Nanoparticles: The Effect of Surface Characteristics, M. Tahmasebpoor, Lilian de Martin, M. Talebi, N. Mostoufi, and J. R. van Ommen

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Fluidization Assistance of Nanopowders by an Alternating Nonuniform Electric Field, M.A.S. Quintanilla, J. M. Valverde, and M. J. Espin

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Scale-up of Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactors with Vertical Internals: A New Approach Accounting for Chemistry and Hydrodynamics, Simon Maurer, Martin Rüdisüli, Tilman J. Schildhauer, Serge M. A. Biollaz, and J. Ruud van Ommen

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Development of a High Temperature Endoscopic-Laser PIV/DIA Technique for the Study of Hydrodynamics of Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds, I. Campos Velarde, L.J. van Heck, F. Gallucci, and M. van Sint Annaland

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Magnetic Resonance Studies of Dead-Zones in Gas-Solid Fluidised Beds, Meenal Pore, Daniel J. Holland, Thusara C. Chandrasekera, Andrew J. Sederman, and John S. Dennis

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Characterizing Electrostatic Charges in High-Pressure Gas- Solid Fluidized Beds: Experimental Design and Preliminary Results, Fawzi Salama, Di Song, and Poupak Mehrani

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Development of a Modeling Tool Representing Biomass Gasification in a Dual Fluidised Bed Unit, Halima Noubli, Sylvie Valin, and Bertrand Spindler

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Detailed Macroscopic Flowsheet Simulation of Fluidized Bed Granulation Process based on Microscale Models, Maksym Dosta, Sergiy Antonyuk, and Stefan Heinrich

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Time- Averaged Simulation of the Furnace of a Commercial CFB Boiler, Juho Peltola, Sirpa Kallio, Hairui Yang, Xiaolong Qiu, and Jingji Li

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CFD Simulation of Different-Scaled Bubbling Fluidized Beds, Jungkee Jang and Hamid Arastoopour

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Distribution of Large Biomass Particles in a Sand-Biomass Fluidized Bed: Experiments and Modeling, Farzam Fotovat and Jamal Chaouki

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Pressure Drop Correlation for the Design of Opensided Draft Tube Conical Spouted Beds, H. Altzibar, G. Lopez, I. Estiati, and M. Olazar

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Comparison of Four Different Methods for Measuring the Solids Circulation Rate in Circulating Fluidized Beds, Florian Dietrich, Gregor Tondl, David Wöss, Tobias Pröll, and Hermann Hofbauer

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Mechanical Impact Erosion Evaluation of Fluidized Bed Reactor: Oil Shale Particle Case, A. Bouhafid and H. Roudani

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New Generation X-Ray Imaging for Multiphase Systems, Paola Lettieri and John G. Yates

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Fluidization Regimes Characterized Using a Fast X-Ray Tomography Setup, Jean Saayman, J. Ruud van Ommen, Rob F. Mudde, Evert C. Wagner, and Willie Nicol

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Numerical Analysis of the Dynamics in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds and Experimental Validation Using Ultra-Fast X-ray Tomography, Vikrant Verma, Niels G. Deen, Johan T. Padding, J.A.M. Kuipers, Martina Bieberle, Frank Barthel, Michael Wagner, and Uwe Hampel

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Attractor Comparison of Vibration Signal to Characterize of Hydrodynamics of Fluidized Beds, H. Azizpour, R. Zarghami, F. Mohammadi, R. Sotudeh-Gharebagh, and N. Mostoufi

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Forces on Horizontal Tubes of Non-Circular Cross-Section in Fluidized Beds, Nagahashi Y., Yamamoto D., Grace J.R., and Asako Y.

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Recurrence Quantification Analysis: A Simple Method for Characterization of Various Structures in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds, M. Tahmasebpoor, R. Zarghami, R. Sotudeh-Gharebagh, and N. Mostoufi

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Object Motion in the Freeboard of a Bubbling Fluidized Bed, L.M. Garcia-Gutierrez, A. Soria-Verdugo, C. Marugán-Cruz, and U. Ruiz-Rivas

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High Performance Computing (HPC) for the Fluidization of Particle-Laden Reactive Flows, Hervé Neau, Pascal Fede, Jérôme Laviéville, and Olivier Simonin

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Numerical Modeling of Gas-Solids Flow in Large Scale Circulating Fluidized Bed Using Subgridscale Model, Srujal Shah, Kari Myöhänen, Marcin Klajny, and Timo Hyppänen

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Verification of Sub-Grid Drag Modifications for Dense Gas-Particle Flows in Bubbling Fluidized Beds, Simon Schneiderbauer, Stefan Puttinger, and Stefan Pirker

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Time-Averaged Modeling of BFBs: Analysis of the Terms in the Momentum Equations, Timo Niemi, Juho Peltola, and Sirpa Kallio

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Numerical Investigation of the Hydrodynamics of Cylindrical Fluidized Bed, Aditya Karnik, Ajay M. R, and Mohit Tandon

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Linking of the Pressure Oscillation in a Pseudo Two-Dimensional Bed with the Spatiotemporal Distribution of Particles, F. Hernández-Jiménez, J. Sánchez-Prieto, A. Soria-Verdugo, and A. Acosta-Iborra

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Study of Flow Behavior in Bubbling Fluidized Bed Biomass Gasification Reactor Using CFD Simulation, Rajan Kumar Thapa and Britt Margrethe Halvorsen

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A Structure-Dependent Multi-Fluid Model for Gas-Solid Fluidization, Kun Hong, Wei Wang, and Jinghai Li

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Numerical Study of Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds: Aanalysis of Pressure Fluctuations for Detection of Disturbed Fluidization, Philipp Wiedemann and Hans Joachim Krautz

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Simulation Of Gas-Solid Turbulent Fluidized Bed Hydrodynamic, Salma Benzarti, Hatem Mhiri, Hervé Bournot, and René Occelli

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Theoretical Investigation of the Behavior of Cohesive Homogeneous Gas-Fluidized Beds, Oyebanjo Oke, Luca Mazzei, and Paola Lettieri

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Characterization of the Bubble Behavior in Vibrated Fluidized Beds by means of Two-Fluid CFD Simulations Coupled with Accelerometry Data, E. Cano-Pleite, J. Gómez-Hernández, J. Sánchez-Prieto, and A. Acosta-Iborra

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Hydrodynamics of Dense Fluidized Beds for Application in Concentrated Solar Energy Conversion, Benjamin Boissiere; Hadrien Benoit Allee du Professeur Camille Soula, France; Renaud Ansart; Herve Neau; Daniel Gauthier; Gilles Flamant; and Mehrdji Hemati

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Development and Application of an Innovative Dry Bed Ash Extraction System for Fluidized Bed Combustion Boilers, Lorenzo Lepore and Alberto Carrea

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Effects of Bed Diameter, Baffles, Fines Content and Operating Conditions on Pressure Fluctuations in Fluidized Beds of FCC Catalyst Particles, Allan Issangya, S. B. Reddy Karri, Ted Knowlton, and Ray Cocco

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Design Criteria for a Packed-Fluidized Bed: Homogeneous Fluidization of Geldart’s Class B Solids, Rossella Girimonte, Vincenzino Vivacqua, and Brunello Formisani

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Design of a Statistical Strategy to the Control of a Fluidized Bed Equipped with a Rotating Distributor, J. Gómez-Hernández, A. Soria-Verdugo, J. Villa Briongos, and D. Santana

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Behavior of Magnetofluidized Beds as Affected by Particle Size and Field Orientation, M. J. Espin, J. M. Valverde, and M.A.S. Quintanilla

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A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Study of the Formation and Interaction of Spouts and Jets, Maximilian H. Kohl, James R. Third, Klaas P. Prussmann, and Christoph R. Muller

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Discrete Particle Modeling of a Novel Prismatic Spouted Bed Reactor, Vitalij Salikov, Vinayak S. Sutkar, Sergiy Antonyuk, Stefan Heinrich, Niels G. Deen, and Johannes A.M. Kuipers

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Integration of High Level CFD Process Simulation for Development of Fluidised Bed Biomass Gasification, Martin Weng, Adlan Omer, and Stefan Tschunko

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Euler-Lagrange/DEM Simulation of Shallow Dense Fluidized Bed Dynamic and Application to Wood Gasification, C. Cadile, F. Topin, and L. Tadrist

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Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrangian Evaluation of a Pseudo-2D Gas Fluidized Bed: An Estimation of the Wall Boundry Condition From DEM, F. Hernández-Jiménez, J. R. Third, A. Acosta-Iborra, and C. R. Müller

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Coarse-Grid Simulations Using Parcels: An Advanced Drag Model based on Filtered CFD-DEM Data, Stefan Radl and Sankaran Sundaresan

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Experimental Investigations of Hydrodynamics of a Spout Fluidized Bed with Draft Plates, Vinayak S. Sutkar, Tom J. K. van Hunsel, Niels G. Deen, Vitalij Salikov, Sergiy Antonyuk, Stefan Heinrich, and J.A.M. Kuipers

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Use of Similarities in CFD-DEM Simulation of Fluidized Bed, Zhihong Liu, Toshiyuki Suda, Takuya Tsuji, and Toshitsugu Tanaka

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Agglomerate Behaviour in a Recirculating Fluidized Bed with Sheds: Effect of Agglomerate Properties, Francisco J. Sanchez, Cedric Briens, Franco Berruti, Murray Gray, and Jennifer McMillan

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The Effects of Liquid Properties and Bed Hydrodynamics on the Distribution of Liquid on Solid Fluidized Particles in a Cold-Model Fluidized Bed, Maryam Mohagheghi, Majid Hamidi, Cedric Briens, Franco Berruti, and Jennifer McMillan

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Lagrangian Simulation of Bubbling Dynamics in a Lab-Scale 2D Fluidized Bed, Antonio Busciglio, Giuseppa Vella, and Giorgio Micale

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Use of Computational Modeling for FCC Reactor Cyclone Erosion Reduction at the Marathon Petroleum Catlettsburg Refinery, Peter Blaser, Scott Thibault, and Jeffrey Sexton

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Study on Relationship between Fluidization Characteristics and Lateral Force Acting on Two Contacting Particles, Azri Bin Alias, Kenya Kuwagi, Hiroyuki Hirano, Toshihiro Takami, and Jonathan Seville

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Drag Force Model for DEM-CFD Simulation of Binary or Polydisperse Bubbling Fluidized Beds, Francesco P. Di Maio and Alberto Di Renzo

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Effect of Electrostatic Forces on the Axial Diffusivity of Solid Particles, M.A. Hassani, H.R. Norouzi, R. Zarghami, and N. Mostoufi

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Direct Numerical Simulation of Fluid-Particle Heat Transfer in Dense Arrays of Non-Spherical Particles, H. Tavassoli, E.A.J.F. Peters, and J.A.M. Kuipers

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Coupled LBM-DEM Simulations of Gas Fluidised Beds, J. R. Third and C. R. Müller

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Simulation of the Chemical Looping Combustion Process of Coal with a Synthetic Cu-Based Oxygen Carriers, Marvin Kramp, Andreas Thon, Ernst-Ulrich Hartge, Stefan Heinrich, and Joachim Werther

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Reactivating the CO2 Capture Capacity of Exhausted Ca-Based Sorbent Particles for Fluidized Bed Calcium Looping Application (Double Looping), Antonio Coppola, Fabio Montagnaro, Piero Salatino, and Fabrizio Scala

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Fluidized Bed Calcium Looping Cycles for CO2 Capture: A Comparison between Dolomite and Limestone, Antonio Coppola, Fabio Montagnaro, Piero Salatino, and Fabrizio Scala