Monthly Archives: June 2013

Confessions of a Supermodeler-Modeling Solids Handling

So, now that I have your attention, I’ll admit that I have geeky affinity for modeling solids handling processes. The challenge of developing a model for part of a process to validate predictions or to develop a design always interests … Continue reading

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Bulk Material Handling Seminars

  As I fly to Toronto, Canada this week to present seminars on bulk material handling through the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), I can’t help but reflect on the many positive benefits received from continuing education. For the … Continue reading

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Discrete Element Modeling – 30 Years Later

  I’m on my journey to Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference http://developer.apple.com/WWDC. It sold out in less than two minutes! Guess I’m not the only one that has a high interest in good user interface design. The Cocoa API’s and … Continue reading

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Solids Handling in the Food Processing Industry

  Many food products reach the consumer in powdered or granular form, and even more involve processing of this form of material, which we call a bulk solid, at some point in their manufacture.  These materials don’t always behave well … Continue reading

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