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Kansas State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

607 N Front St.
Salina, KS 67401

Contact:
Raju Dandu, Ph.D., Professor
Director, Bulk Solids Innovation Center
Kansas State University Polytechnic
rdandu@k-state.edu

Course Schedule

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

7:30-8:00 amCheck-in 
8:00-8:30 amCenter and Course Introduction 
8:30-9:30 amIntroduction to Pneumatic Conveying SystemsKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)
9:30-10:30 amAir MoversKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)
10:30-10:45 amBreak 
10:45-11:45 amFeeding Devices and Packaging UnloaderKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)
11:45 am-12:30 pmLunch 
12:30-1:15 pmBulk Solids Innovation Center Plant Tour 
1:15-1:45 pmSystem Pressure Drop CalculationKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)
1:45-2:45 pmStep-by-step Design of a Dilute Phase SystemKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)
2:45-3:00 pmBreak 
3:00-5:00 pmSolids Flow in HoppersKarl Jacob, Dow (retired)

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

7:45-8:00 amCheck-in 
8:00-9:00 amFilter and ReceiverPat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron
9:00-10:15 amBlower CalculationsPat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron
10:15-10:30 amBreak 
10:30-11:45 am

Group A: Dilute Phase Pneumatic Conveying - Practical

Group B: Material Conveying Characteristics

Pat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron

Dr. Kali Siliveru, Kansas State University

11:45-12:30 pmLunch 
12:30-2:00 pm

Group sessions continued from morning

Pat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron

Dr. Kali Siliveru, Kansas State University

2:00-2:15 pmBreak 
2:15-5:00 pm

Group B: Dilute Phase Pneumatic Conveying - Practical

Group A: Material Conveying Characteristics

Pat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron

Dr. Kali Siliveru, Kansas State University

  

Thursday, August 15, 2019

7:45-8:00 amCheck-in 
8:00-9:15 amTrouble ShootingPat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron
9:15-10:00 amUnloading Rail CarsPat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron
10:00-10:15 amBreak 
10:15-11:00 amClosed Loop Dilute SystemsPat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron
11:00-11:45 amSituational Problems in Pneumatic Conveying 
11:45 am-12:30 pmLunch 
12:30-1:15 pmClosed Loop Dilute Systems

Pat Mahoney, Coperion K-Tron

2:15-3:00 pm

Group A: Dense Phase Pneumatic Conveying - Practical

Group B: Vacuum Sequencing Pneumatic Conveying - Theory and Practical

Mike May, Coperion K-Tron

Brandon Dohn, Coperion K-Tron

3:00-3:15 pmBreak 
3:15-4:00 pm

Group B: Dense Phase Pneumatic Conveying - Practical

Group A: Vacuum Sequencing Pneumatic Conveying - Theory and Practical

Mike May, Coperion K-Tron

Brandon Dohn, Coperion K-Tron

4:00-5:00 pmApplication of Valves in Pneumatic ConveyingCory Downing, Vortex Valves 

 

Friday, August 16, 2019

7:45-8:00 amCheck-in 
8:00-9:15 amDust Explosion and Control SystemsJason Krbec, CV Technology
9:15-10:30 amInstrumentation and SafetySteve Reed, Kasa Controls
10:30-10:45 amBreak 
10:45-11:45 amDust Collection SystemDr. Kali Siliveru, Kansas State University
11:45 am-12:00 pmClosing and Evaluation 

The above schedule is subject to change without notice to attendees. A finalized schedule will provided at check-in on August 13.