Storage, Feeding, Transfer and Belt Conveying Course

The TBS online short course will conclude today, 13 delegates from industry including two international delegates from Sweden and Brazil have participated in an intensive 5-day program with sessions on:

  • Bulk solid flow properties and application to design
  • Loads on bin walls – symmetric, eccentric discharge – shock loads and silo quaking
  • Stockpile design incorporating draw-down, live capacity, base loads and locations of reclaim hoppers, feeders and tunnels
  • Loads on buried structures in bins and stockpiles
  • Chute design for feeding and transfer
  • Belt conveying – overview of various types of conveyors – bulk solids and conveyor belt interactions – review of basic design procedures and future developments