Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH4271 : Materials Handling Laboratory {0-0-2 / 1}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Susmita Mishra

Syllabus

1. Determination of average particle size of a mixture of particles by sieve analysis.
2. Study and operation of Jaw crusher and thereby verification of Ritinger s constant.
3. Determination of reduction ratio, maximum feed size and theoretical capacity of crushing rolls.
4. Determination of the effect of no. of balls on grinding in a Ball mill.
5. To find out the effect of time on grinding and amount of undersize at zero time of grinding in a ball mill and to compare its operating speed with the critical speed.
6. To find out enrichment of the coal sample using a froth flotation cell.
7. Determination of the effectiveness of a vibrating screen.
8. To find the efficiency of separation of particles of different sizes using a Trommel.
9. Study and operation of a Hammer mill thereby finding its reduction ratio.
10. Study and operation of a Screw Conveyor and study theeffect of inclination angle on transportation of materials.
11. Study and operation of a cyclone separator and thereby finding its efficiency of separation.
12. Study and operation of a Magnetic separator and thereby finding its efficiency of separation.
13. Study and operation of a Gyratory Crusher and thereby finding its reduction ratio.

Course Objectives

  1. To provide a first hand knowledge on understanding the mechanism involved in various mechanical operation equipments, performing experiments related to particle size separation and size reduction and subsequent interpretations of experimental data.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the students would be able to:
1. Handle the size reduction and size separation equipments independently
2.Calculate particle size through different analysis techniques

Essential Reading

  1. 1. W I McCabe & J C Smith, P. Harriot, Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, McGraw- Hill publication , 2005
  2. , ,

Supplementary Reading

  1. , ,
  2. , ,