Bunker Design—Part 3: Wall Pressures and Flow Patterns in Funnel Flow

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D. C. Van Zanten, P. C. Richards, A. Mooij

Koninklijke/Shell-Laboratorium, Shell Research B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

J. Eng. Ind 99(4), 819-823 (Nov 01, 1977) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439356 History: Received October 08, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


A maximum of four zones have been found to exist within a funnel flow bunker. The wall pressures depend upon whether or not material is flowing along the wall. High pressures were found just above irregularities.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
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