Operator Training

For Engineers and Operators involved with fluidized bed or circulating fluidized bed operations

Course Objectives

  • Learn how fluidized bed, risers and cyclones operate
  • Learn about steady state and start up operations for fluidized processes
  • Learn how to troubleshoot common issues with fluidized processes

Course Material

  • Fluidization concepts
  • Particle size distributions measurements and interpolations
  • Gas sparger and grid designs, operations, and troubleshooting
  • Cyclone design, operations and troubleshooting
  • Fluidized bed design, operations and troubleshooting
  • Circulating fluidized bed design, operations and troubleshooting
  • Start ups and shutdowns
  • Entrainment predictions and exceptions to those predictions
  • Sampling methods
  • Managing particle attrition

Course Methodology

  • Material based on 45 years of practices
  • Instructors have more than 20 years of industrial experience
  • Hands on experiences on industrially relevant experiences
  • Troubleshooting practices with direct applications to commercial scale units


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