Slurry Systems Handbook

Hardcover | April 29, 2002

byBaha Abulnaga

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The most comprehensive resource on slurries and slurry systems, covering everything from fluid mechanics to soil classification, pump design to selection criteria.

Slurries are mixtures of liquids and solid particles of all types. For instance, liquid is used as a way of transporting what you get out of the mine, which might be better than shoveling it into freight cars and carrying it out by train.

Slurry systems are fundamental to dredging, many mineral processes, bridge and tunnel construction, and to the manufacturer of synthetic petroleum products from oil sands.

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The most comprehensive resource on slurries and slurry systems, covering everything from fluid mechanics to soil classification, pump design to selection criteria. Slurries are mixtures of liquids and solid particles of all types. For instance, liquid is used as a way of transporting what you get out of the mine, which might be better...

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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SLURRIES AND SLURRY SYSTEMSHere is expert, comprehensive coverage of slurries and slurry systems, covering everything from fluid mechanics and soil classification, to pipeline, plant and pump design and materials selection criteria for wear resistance.This unique handbook is logically divided into two sections: the ...

BAHA ABULNAGA, P.E., obtained his Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering in 1980 from the University of London and his Masters in Materials Engineering in 1986 from the American University in Cairo, Egypt. The first years of his professional career were devoted to the adaptation of air cushion platforms to desert environments, as well a...
Format:HardcoverPublished:April 29, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071375082

ISBN - 13:9780071375085

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: HYDRAULICS OF SLURRY FLOWS

1: General Concepts of Slurry Flows

2: Fundamentals of Water Flow in Pipes

3: Mechanics of Suspension of Solids in Liquids

4: Heterogeneous Flows of Settling Slurries

5: Homogeneous Flows of Non-Settling Slurries

6: Slurry Flow in Open Channels and Drop Boxes

PART TWO: EQUIPMENT AND PIPELINES

7: Components of Slurry Plants

8: The Design of Centrifugal Slurry Pumps

9: Positive Displacement Pumps

10: Materials Science for Slurry Systems

11: Slurry Pipelines

12: Feasibility Study for A Slurry Pipeline and Tailings Disposal System

Appendix A: Specific Gravity and Hardness of Minerals

Appendix B: Units of Measurement

Index