This course provides a deep dive into specifying, designing, and sizing a pneumatic conveying system. It involves a combination of theory, calculations, and practical hands-on application. Participants are encouraged to bring their specific questions and issues for discussion.
What to expect
Students will participate in an immersive course combining lecture and hands-on exploration in the full-scale lab at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center. Taught by industry veterans and university research experts, this course is intended for those that are looking to take their knowledge of pneumatic conveying to the next level.
Upon completing this course, students will have a thorough knowledge of:
- Material properties and how they affect system design
- Detailed calculations for all types of dilute phase conveying
- What to do when something changes, wears out, or does not work
- Troubleshooting of pneumatic conveying systems
- Handling of difficult materials
- When to use dense phase conveying, how it works, and how to troubleshoot
This course is recommended for those that have a basic understanding of pneumatic conveying or those who have attended our Foundations of Pneumatic Conveying course. Those employed in engineering, operations, maintenance, and management will find particular relevance.
Course instructors are leaders and top consultants in the bulk solids industry and research experts from the University. View a full list of instructors.
Date: February 25-27, 2020
Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, Kansas
Cost: $1,300 early bird rate through January 17, 2020; $1,600 standard rate effective January 18, 2020
Included: Course instruction, course materials and notes, hands-on exercises in full-scale laboratory, and daily lunch and refreshments. Meals, travel, and lodging are not included in the registration fee and are the responsibility of the attendee. Visit our travel page for suggestions on getting to and staying in Salina.
Registration deadline: February 17, 2020
25 Feb 2020 - 27 Feb 2020
KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center
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