Hydraulic transport of mixtures in pipes

dc.contributor.advisorS., Davar
dc.contributor.authorFullarton, Chris
dc.description.abstractThe t r a n s p o r t of b u l k m a t e r i a l s u s i n g c o n v e n t i o n al methods (such as r a i l and t r u c k i n g ) has become more expensive over the y e a r s . As a r e s u l t more a p p l i c a t i o n s a re bein g found f o r t h e h y d r a u l i c t r a n s p o r t of m i x t u r e s . The reasons f o r t h i s are l a r g e l y economic. T h i s r e p o r t w i l l give a background t o h y d r a u l ic t r a n s p o r t and why i t i s becoming more w i d e l y used today. I t w i l l review some of the problems t h a t engineers face when d e s i g n i n g such a system and p r e s e n t a s m a l l sample case p r o v i d e d by the Denison Potacan Potash Company. The purpose of t h i s r e p o r t i s t o emphasize the d i f f i c u l t y an engineer faces i n d e s i g n i n g a h y d r a u l ic t r a n s p o r t system i n t h e hope t h a t more research i n t o the f l o w of m i x t u r e s w i l l occur.
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dc.description.noteFullarton, Chris (1990). Hydraulic transport of mixtures in pipes . (Engineering Senior Report no. T-1454 1990). Fredericton : University of New Brunswick, Dept. of Civil Engineering T-1454 1990 1882/15497
dc.publisherUniversity of New Brunswick
dc.subject.disciplineCivil Engineering
dc.titleHydraulic transport of mixtures in pipes
dc.typesenior report
thesis.degree.disciplineCivil Engineering
thesis.degree.fullnameBachelor of Science in Engineering
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of New Brunswick