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International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering

Ed. by de Lasa, Hugo / Xu, Charles Chunbao

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Solid to Gas Temperature Gradient in a Microwave Fluidized Bed

Zeljko Pajkic / Achim Schmidt / Thorsten Gerdes / Monika Willert-Porada
Published Online: 2011-03-10 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1542-6580.2460

Convective heat transfer from solid to gas was investigated in a microwave heated fluidized bed and compared to an identical conventionally heated bed. Fluidizing gas was fed at room temperature and heated in contact with the bed solid phase. Solid phase temperature was varied in range of 300-600°C. Temperature difference of the two phases and heat loss by gas stream were measured in both heating types and discussed regarding chemical reaction engineering and energy efficiency. Advantages of microwave heating in such systems were elaborated with an outlook to perspective applications of the process in field of materials science and engineering.

Keywords: microwave processing; microwave fluidized bed

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Published Online: 2011-03-10

Citation Information: International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1542-6580, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1542-6580.2460.

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