Storage, Flow and Belt Conveying Short Course, 8-10 May

The TBS 3-day short course will conclude today, 16 delegates from industry including five international delegates from Indonesia have participated in an intensive 3-day program with sessions on:

  • Basic principles of handling plant design
  • 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

Emeritus Professor Alan Roberts, Professor Mark Jones, Dr Tim Donohue, Professor Craig Wheeler and other members of the TBS team have once again delivered a high-level training course helping industry to overcome their material handling problems. For further information regarding courses please contact Danielle Harris.