ME4521 - Bulk Materials Handling
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Overview of bulk solids handling systems; properties of bulk solids; design of bins:
function of bins, mass and funnel flow bins, wall pressure, feeders; gravity flow
of bulk solids; conveyors: belt conveying, pneumatic conveying, air assisted gravity
conveying, hydraulic conveying, screw conveying, vibratory conveyors, other types
(overview); other related issues.
- to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental properties of bulk solids and the basic
design principles of common bulk solids handling equipment.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Dr Greg Wheatley.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer
to Subject Outline for details.
- assessment and self-directed study
||quizzes or tests (20% - 30%); project reports (70% - 80%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest