von Karman Institute Lecture Series and Events

Particulate flows and separation technologies in industrial applications - online

Monday 10 May 2021 - Wednesday 12 May 2021

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 Particulate flows and separation technologies in industrial applications

 

The Lecture series will focus on particulate flows, i.e. solid particles in a fluid (mostly gas). The Lecture series objective is to provide an overview of the current state of the art for modeling numerically this type of flow as well as a description of the measurement techniques, both intrusive and non-intrusive. Several examples of particulate flows like pneumatic conveying, sand mitigation measures, but also particle separation, will illustrate the different experimental and numerical metods presented. The Lecture Series will be organized as follow; the first day will be dedicated to a general introduction into multiphase flows as well as the multiphase numerical simulation strategies: from an overview perspective to more specific applications of LES and DNS, up to new modeling strategies. The second and third day will be organized half in description of measurement techniques for particulate flows: both intrusive, and non intrusive with a focus on optical methods and electrical impedance, and half by examples of particulate flows: pneumatic conveying, sand mitigation, and particle separation. This ONLINE lecture series is part of the IPANEMA project which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 755645.

The Directors of this lecture series are Professor Tony Arts and professor Delphine Laboureur of the von Karman Institute.

Location

Online lecture series

Programme (3 days lecture series)

Monday 10 May 2021

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome Address

09:15 - 10:45 General introduction and classification of multiphase flows
Daniele Marchisio, University of Turin, Italy

10:45 -11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:30 Multiphase Simulation strategies
Daniele Marchisio, University of Turin, Italy

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 DNS and LES of particulate flows
Hans Kuerten, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Development of new modeling strategies for dilute particulate flows
Koen Hillewaert, Cenaero, Belgium

17:30 - 18:30 Reception: e-Apero

Tuesday 11 May 2021

09:00 - 10:30 Intrusive measurements for particulate flows
Bart Janssens, Royal Military Academy, Belgium

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Intrusive measurements for particulate flows, cont’d
Bart Janssens, Royal Military Academy, Belgium

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Online tour of the VKI facilities
Delphine Laboureur, von Karman Institute

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Pneumatic conveying
George Klinzing, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Wednesday 12 May 2021

09:00 - 10:30 Non-intrusive optical measurement techniques for particulate flows
Maria da Graça Rasteiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Non-intrusive measurement by electrical impedance for particulate flows
Maria da Graça Rasteiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30 Sand Mitigation Measures
Lorenzo Raffaele, von Karman Institute, Belgium

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break Separation efficiency of inertial particle separator
Nandeesh Hiremath, von Karman Institute, Belgium

16:00 - 17:30 

Eligibility Criteria

The citizens of the following countries are eligible to attend the von Karman Institute Lecture Series:

- EU member countries
- NATO member countries
- NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia)
- Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates)
- Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Japan, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, South-Africa and Vietnam.

VKI reserves the right to request a clearance check with Belgian authorities.

The participants will have to present their ID card (for EU citizens) or passport (for other citizens) the first day of the lecture series.

Fee and Registration

 

Early bird registration fee (until March 10, 2021 included)

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all the lecture series will be organized online until the end of June 2021. 
Consequently, we reduce the price of the lecture series as from 1st of January 2021 until the end of June 2021.
You find below the new price list. 

Price for citizens of NATO countries

  Early registration Late registration
Undergraduate students 126 140
PhD students  378 420
Staff from recognized universities / research center 756 840
Staff from commercial organizations 907 1008

 

Price for citizens of other countries

  Early registration Late registration
Undergraduate students 180 200
PhD students  540 600
Staff from recognized universities / research center 1080 1200
Staff from commercial organizations 1296 1440

Information for PhD candidates and undergraduate students: To obtain the reduced price, the applicant must provide a recommendation letter from his or her professor; if not, the request will not be taken into consideration.

Special reduction

Rebates can be given for group subscriptions along the following scheme :

- 5 persons of the same organization -2%
- 10 persons of the same organization -5%
- 20 persons of the same organization -10%

Location : Online

In any case, the lecture series are foreseen ONLINE. If the COVID situation improves, we will organize some lectures on site.