May 22-27, 2016 - Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello Quebec, Canada

Editors:   Jamal Chaouki, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
  Franco Berruti, Wewstern University, Canada
  Xiaotao Bi, UBC, Canada
  Ray Cocco, PSRI Inc. USA

The articles for these proceedings are not peer-reviewed

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Spouted bed design considerations for coated nuclear fuel particles, Douglas W. Marshall (Abstract and Presentation)

Conformal multilayer coatings on fine silica microspheres by atmospheric pressure fluidized bed chemical vapor deposition, S. Habibzadeh, O. Zabeida, J.E. Klemberg-Sapieha, L. Martinu, J. Chaouki, R. Sargent, and A. Argoitia (Abstract)

Investigations on tribocharging behavior of pharmaceutical powders in a fluidized bed dryer, Lifeng Zhang, Milad Taghavivand, and Kwangseok Choi (Abstract)


Catalyst preparation for fluidized bed reactors by spray drying, Nooshin Saadatkhah, Gregory S. Patience, Daria C. Boffito, Marco G. Rigamonti, SeyedFoad Aghamiri, and Mohammad Reza Talaie (Abstract and Presentation)


High-efficiency mixing of fine powders via sound assisted fluidized bed for metal foam production by an innovative cold gas dynamic spray deposition method, Ammendola P, Raganati F, Scherillo F, Squillace A, Chirone R, Carrino L, Astarita A, and Viscusi A (Abstract and Presentation)


Using of spouted bed spray granulation process for fabricating of metal/ceramic-polymer composites, Eduard Eichner, V. Salikov, M. Dosta, S. Heinrich, and G.A. Schneider (Abstract and Presentation)


CLC, a promising concept with challenging development issues, Thierry Gauthier, M. Yazdanpanah, A. Forret, B. Amblard, A. Lambert, and S. Bertholin (Abstract and Presentation)

Chemical looping gasification and reforming – A perspective and prospects of novel circulating fluidized bed systems, Liang-Shih Fan (Abstract)

The effect of gas extraction through vertical membranes on the bubble hydrodynamics in a fluidized bed reactor, Solomon A. Wassie, Martin van Sint Annaland, Fausto Gallucci, Shahriar Amini, Abdelghafour Zaabout, and Schalk Cloete (Abstract)

Metal oxides in fluidized bed conversion systems, Tobias Mattisson and Martin Keller (Abstract)


Modelling of a chemical looping combustion system equipped with a two- stage fuel reactor, Roberto Solimene, Antonio Coppola, Piero Bareschino, and Piero Salatino (Abstract and Presentation)

Scale-up of CLC oxygen carriers for gaseous fuels, Arturo Cabello, A. Scullard, G. Williams, Johnson Matthey, P. Gayán, L. F. de Diego, A. Abad, F. García-Labiano, and J. Adánez (Abstract and Presentation)


Determination of solids circulation rate through magnetic tracer tests, Diana Carolina Guío-Pérez, Jorge Nicolay Ferreira Cala, Tobias Pröll, and Florian Dietrich (Abstract and Presentation)


CFDEM® modelling of particle coating in a three-dimensional prismatic spouted bed, Swantje Pietsch, Stefan Heinrich, Frank Kleine-Jäger, Michael Schönherr, and Katja Karpinski (Abstract and Presentation)

De-agglomeration of nanoparticles in an impactor-assisted fluidized bed, Jason R. Tavares, Hamed Nasri Lari, and Jamal Chaouki (Abstract)

Pressure and X-ray tomography characterization of the fluidization behavior of TiO2 nanoparticles, Jesús Gómez-Hernández, J. Ruud van Ommen, Robert F. Mudde, and Evert Wagner (Abstract)

Mixing and separation of liquid-liquid two-phase in a novel cyclone reactor of isobutane alkylation catalyzed by ionic liquid, Mingyang Zhang, Tianyu Zhang, Zhenbo Wang, Liyun Zhu, and Youhai Jin (Abstract)

Multi-scale characteristics of vibration acceleration signals in vapor-liquid- solid fluidized bed evaporator, Mingyan Liu, Xiaoping Xu, and Min An (Article)

Reduction of hematite (Fe2O3) to metallic iron (Fe) by CO in a micro fluidized bed reaction analyzer: A multistep kinetics study, Zhong Zheng, Zhiwei Chen, Hongsheng Chen, and Xiaotao Bi (Abstract)


Modeling and process features of plug flow reactor with internal recirculation for biomass pyrolysis, Kamal Adham (Abstract and Presentation)

Technology development for the production of hydrocarbons from fast pyrolysis of kraft black liquor, Xuantian Li; Jean Saayman,; Tony Boyd; Chris Chan; Ali Gulamhusein; Jim Wearing; Clive Brereton; Arend Jan Zeeuw; and Bart de Waele (Abstract)


Cold flow modelling of char concentration in the recirculated bed material stream of a dual fluidized bed steam gasification system, Stephan Kraft, Friedrich Kirnbauer, and Hermann Hofbauer (Abstract and Presentation)

Measurement of solids circulation rate in a high temperature dual fluidized bed pilot plant, M. Hafizur Rahman, Xiaotao T. Bi, John R. Grace, and C. Jim Lim (Abstract)

Assessment of new scale-up methodology of hydrodynamics similarity in gas-solid fluidized beds using advanced non-invasive measurement techniques (CT and RPT), Abdelsalam Efhaima and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan (Abstract)


The role of fuel mixing on char conversion in a dual fluidized bed gasifier, Louise Lundberg, Antonio Soria-Verdugo, Robert Johansson, and David Pallarès (Abstract and Presentation)

On the novel chemical switching reforming (csr) reactor for hydrogen production with integrated co2 capture, Solomon A. Wassie, Schalk Cloete, Abdelghafour Zaabout, Martin van Sint Annaland, Fausto Gallucci, and Shahriar Amini (Abstract)

Hydrodynamic behaviour of coal and bottom ash mixtures in a fluidized bed gasifier, Shantanu Roy, Sangram Roy, and H. J. Pant (Abstract)


Operating experience of a 50kwth methane chemical looping reactor, Ronald W. Breault, Justin Weber, Samuel Bayham, and Douglas Straub (Abstract and Presentation)

The performance of air and fuel reactors in a chemical looping combustion plant, Raffaella Ocone, Graeme White, and Rosario Porrazzo (Abstract)


Cold flow modelling of dual fluidised bed pyrolysis, Christoph Pfeifer, Gregor Tondl, and Andreas Frohner (Abstract and Presentation)

Comparison of multi-component kinetic relations on bubbling fluidized-bed woody biomass fast pyrolysis reactor model performance, Poupak Mehrani, Jules Thibault, Johnny Matta, Peter E.G. Gogolek, and Benjamin Bronson (Abstract)

Evaluating the impact of feed location on the bubbling fluidized bed gasification of biomass, Benjamin Bronson, Peter E.G. Gogolek, Fernando P reto, Poupak Mehrani, and WenLi Duo (Abstract)


Hydrodynamic study of a circulating fluidized bed used for biomass gasification between 20 °c and 900 °c, Sébastien Pecate, Mehrdji HEMATI, Mathieu MORIN, Yilmaz KARA, and Sylvie VALIN (Abstract and Presentation)


High solar flux heating of upflow bubbling fluidized bed circulating in opaque vertical tube - 3d numerical simulation, Hadrien Benoit, Gilles Flamant, Daniel Gauthier, Renaud Ansart, and Olivier Simonin (Abstract and Presentation)

Surface engineering and vapor phase technologies for coating and functionalizing complex objects and small particles, Ludvik Martinu, S. Habibzadeh, J.E. Klemberg-Sapieha, O. Zabeida, and J. Chaouki (Abstract)

CFB reactor to CFB combustor - The R&D of CFB combustion in China, Guangxi Yue (Abstract)

DEM-CFD simulation for mixing process of binary particles with large size difference in a bubbling fluidized bed, Kyohei Higashida, Toshitsugu Tanaka, and Takuya Tsuji (Abstract)

Evaluation of the minimum fluidization velocity at elevated temperature and pressure through experiments and modelling, Shahriar Amini, Jan Hendrik Cloete, Schalk Cloete, Abdelghafour Zaabout, and Stefan Radl (Abstract)

The sensitivity of filtered two fluid models to the underlying resolved simulation setup, Shahriar Amini, Stefan Radl, Federico Municchi, Jan Hendrik Cloete, and Schalk Cloete (Abstract)

X-Ray imaging for design of gas nozzles in large scale fluidized bed reactors, Massimiliano Materazzi, Jonathan Dodds, Andrew Milliken, and Paola Lettieri (Abstract)


CFD-DEM simulation of nanoparticle agglomerates fluidization with a micro- jet, Daoyin Liu, Berend G. M. van Wachem, J. Ruud van Ommen, Robert F. Mudde, and Xiaoping Chen (Abstract and Presentation)

Heat transfer characteristics of the vapor-liquid-solid boiling flow in a fluidized bed evaporator, Mingyan Liu, Xiaoping Xu, and Min An (Abstract)

Long-term transients in fluidization of oxide nanoparticle agglomerates, Samir Salameh, Jesús Gómez-Hernández, and J. Ruud van Ommen (Abstract)

Gas-phase carbon coating of LiFePO4 for rechargeable batteries, Jamal Chaouki, Mohammad Latifi, Pierre Sauriol, and Samira Aghaee Sarbarze (Abstract)

Effect of sieving and isopropanol on the fluidization behavior of TiO2 nanoparticles, Jesús Gómez-Hernández, Robert F. Mudde, Evert Wagner, and J. Ruud van Ommen (Abstract)

Fluidized bed rheometry – Science, practice and industrial applications, Denis Schütz, Richard Romirer, and Elke Riedl (Abstract)


Comparison of optical probes and X-ray tomography for bubble characterization in fluidized bed methanation reactors, F. Schillinger, S. Maurer, T.J. Schildhauer, S.M.A. Biollaz, E. C. Wagner, R.F. Mudde, and J.R. van Ommen (Abstract and Presentation)

Gas-solid conversion of lignin to carboxylic acids, Samira Lotfi, Gregory S. Patience, and Daria C. Buffito (Abstract)


Combustion of lignin-rich residues with coal in a pilot-scale bubbling fluidized bed reactor, Roberto Solimene, Riccardo Chirone, Antonio Cammarota, Nicola Rossi, Paolo Leoni, and Piero Salatino (Abstract and Presentation)

Expansion properties of Alginate beads as cell carrier in the fluidized bed bioartificial liver, Seyed Danial Naghib, Ulysse Pereira, Cécile Legallais, Vittoria Pandolfi, Efrem Curcio, Francesco P. Di Maio, and Alberto Di Renzo (Abstract)


Experimental validation of CFD hydrodynamic models for catalytic fast pyrolysis (CFP), Bruce D Adkins, Travis Dudley, Neeti Kapur, Peter Blaser, and James Parker (Abstract and Presentation)

An improved contact detection algorithm for DEM modeling of polydisperse systems: Application to coal-ash mixture fluidization, Shantanu Roy and Gokul Harihara (Abstract)


Applications of tribology and fracture mechanics to determine wear and impact attrition of particulate solids in CFB systems, Ronald W. Breault, Samuel C. Bayham, and Esmail R. Monazam (Abstract and Presentation)


Experimental study of solid mixing mechanism in a 2D fluidized bed, J. Sánchez-Prieto, A. Soria-Verdugo, L.M. García-Gutiérrez, F. Hernández-Jiménez, and F. Suárez-Gómez (Abstract and Presentation)


Microscopic modelling of capillary liquid bridge force and volume repartition for DEM simulations of polydisperse systems, Alberto Di Renzo, Andrea Lorenti, and Francesco P. Di Maio (Abstract and Presentation)


Reversal of gulf stream circulation in a vertically vibrated triangular fluidized bed, E. Cano-Pleite, A. Acosta-Iborra, F. Hernández-Jiménez, and C. R. Müller (Abstract and Presentation)

Characteristics of a semi-industrial downer reactor for the rounding of irregular polymer particles, Karl-Ernst Wirth, Wolfgang Peukert, Marius Sachs, and Jochen Schmidt (Abstract)

Simulation of segregation in a fluidized bed by CFD-DEM by using similarities, Zhihong Liu (Abstract)

The relevance of surface impurities on the effect of temperature on powder flow behavior, Roberto Chirone, P. Lettieri, M. Poletto, and D. Barletta (Abstract)

Analysis of industrial reactive powders flow properties at high temperature, Domenico Macri, Diego Barletta, Massimo Poletto, Stephen Sutcliffe, Huntsman Pigments, and Paola Lettieri (Abstract)


Recirculating fluidized bed reactor for chemical-looping, Raman Sharma, Mines ParisTech, Arnaud Delebarre, and Babu Alappat (Abstract and Presentation)

Mechanism of particle build-up on gas-solid fluidization column wall due to electrostatic charge generation, Poupak Mehrani, Fawzi Salama, and Di Song (Abstract)


Force on a large sphere immersed in an expanded water-fluidized bed over a wide range of voidage values, Alberto Di Renzo, Nicola Grassano, and Francesco P. Di Maio (Abstract and Presentation)

Investigation of agglomerates growth mechanism for thermal seawater desalination, Atsushi Tsutsumi, Masanori Ishizuka, Yasuki Kansha, and Hiroyuki Mizuno (Abstract)

Transitions in beds of aerated powders, Clive E. Davies, A.H.J Paterson, and Horng Yuan Saw (Abstract)

Control of particle circulation rate in circulating fluidized bed by a pulsed gas flow, Atsushi Tsutsumi, Yasuki Kansha, Hiroyuki Mizuno, and Masanori Ishizuka (Abstract)

Similarities between gas-solid fluidization in the presence of interparticle forces at high temperature and induced by a polymer coating approach, Jamal Chaouki and Jaber Shabanian (Abstract)


Solids maldistribution in parallel cyclones, T. M. Knowlton, John Findlay, Larry P. Hackman, and Craig A. McKnight (Abstract and Presentation)

Hydrodynamic study of heat transfer in a fluidized bed by discrete particle simulations, Niels G. Deen, J.A.M. Kuipers, and Lijing Mu (Abstract)

Particle cluster sizing in downer units: An applicable across downer scale methodology, H. de Lasa and A. Lanza (Abstract)


Micro/Meso simulations of a fluidized bed with heat transfer, Florian Euzenat, Anthony Wachs, Abdelkader Hammouti, Pascal Fede, and Eric Climent (Abstract and Presentation)

Stability analysis of gas solids separation in scaling-up fluidized bed reactors, Fei Wei, Chenxi Zhang, Zhao Jia, and Weizhong Qian (Abstract)

Numerical investigation of an industrial scale circulating fluidized bed furnace: Effects of position of coal feeders and coal feeding rates, Jungho Hwang and Massoud Massoudi Farid (Abstract)

Hydrocracking of a plastic mixture over various micro-mesoporous composite zeolites, Dureem Munir and Muhammad R. Usman (Abstract)

Performance prediction of riser termination devices using barracuda, Madhusudhan Kodam, Ben J. Freireich, Brien A. Stears, and Matthew T. Pretz (Abstract)

Induction heating fluidized bed reactor for coal-based cofiring tests, Mohammad Latifil and Jamal Chaouki (Abstract)

Complex reactions in an FCC riser reactor, Raffaella Ocone, M. Mori, J.L. Gómez, and W. Martignoni (Abstract)


Attrition of methanol to olefins catalyst in a jet cup, Mao Ye, Zhongmin Liu, Yinfeng Zhao, and Jingai Haoa (Abstract and Presentation)


Improved gas-solid mixing and mass transfer in a pulsed fluidized bed of biomass with tapered bottom, Dening Jia, C. Jim Lim, Xiaotao Bi, Shahab Sokhansanj, and Atsushi Tsutsumi (Abstract and Presentation)

Fluidization of graphene nanoplatelets for atomic layer deposition, Samir Salameh, J. Ruud van Ommen, Hao Bui, and Ronald Bevaart (Abstract)

Fluidization of irregular particles - Part I: A discrete element method to model collisions between non-convex particles, Andriarimina Daniel Rakotonirina, Anthony Wachs, Jean-Yves Delenne, and Farhang Radjai (Abstract)


Simulation of fuel particles motion in a 2D fluidized bed using a hybrid-model considering wall friction, L.M. Garcia-Gutierrez, F. Hernández-Jiménez, A. Soria-Verdugo, and A. Acosta-Iborra (Abstract and Presentation)

Fluidization of irregular particles - Part II: A particle-resolved simulation method to model hydrodynamic interactions, Andriarimina Daniel Rakotonirina, Anthony Wachs, and Abdelkader Hammouti (Abstract)


Segregation of equal-sized particles of different densities in a vertically vibrated fluidized bed, E. Cano-Pleite, A. Acosta-Iborra, F. Hernández-Jiménez, T. Tsuji, and C. R. Müller (Abstract and Presentation)

Cold flow modelling of dual fluidised bed pyrolysi, Christoph Pfeifer, Gregor Tondl, and Andreas Frohner (Abstract)

Experimental study on a new FCC spent catalyst distributor, Yongmin Zhang, Chao Zha, and Songyuan Yu (Abstract)

A neural-based modelling approach to estimate residence time and solids flow rate in a conical spouted bed with and without draft tubes, Fábio Bentes Freire, Idoia Estiati, Aitor Atxutegi, Haritz Altzibar, and Roberto Aguado Zarraga (Abstract)

CFD modelling of electrostatic charge generation in gas-solid Fluidized Bed-A preliminary work, Alberto Passalacqua, Andrew Sowinski, Fahad Chowdhury, and Poupak Mehrani (Abstract)

HPC large scale simulation of an industrial fluidized bed and applications to chemical engineering processes with NEPTUNE_CFD, Hervé Neau, Pascal Fede, Cyril Baudry, and Olivier Simonin (Abstract)

The effect of bubble size on the performance of ebullated bed hydroprocessors, Connor Gregory Farrell, Chris D. Lane, and Arturo Macchia (Abstract)

Numerical and experimental study of a multiphase cold bubbling bed reactor, Tricomi Leonardo, Melchiori Tommaso, Chiaramonti David, and Lavoie Jean-Michel (Abstract)

The understanding of silicon sequential elutriation behaviour, Nicolas ESTIME, Jean-Luc LOUBET, Franck DAHLEM, Eloi KEWES, Sandrine BEC, and Jacques GROLLEMUND (Abstract)

The three-dimensional simulation of vortex on the bottom of a particle in gas-liquid two- phase flow, Guangxiang He, Bo Chen, Xiaoyan Guo, Suohe Yang, and Haibo Jin (Abstract)

Preparation of supported skeletal Ni catalyst and its catalytic hydrogenation performance of C9 fraction from coking process, Guohua Luo, Daming Sun, Ranran Ren, Xin Xu, Kaili Gao, Xue Yang, and Jing Ma (Abstract)

Effect of pressure and gas velocity on residence time of particles susceptible to entrainment in gas-solid fluidized beds, Poupak Mehrani, Marc-Andre Seguin, Arturo Macchi, Robin W. Hughes, Scott Champagne, and Mark A. Fitzsimmons (Abstract)

Effect of local hydrodynamics on the distribution of liquid sprayed into a Fluidized Bed, Ben Li, Francisco Sanchez Careaga, Cedric Briens, and Franco Berruti (Abstract)