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AIChE Equipment Testing Procedure - Mixing Equipment (Impeller Type), 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-8169-0836-3
144 pages
May 2001
AIChE Equipment Testing Procedure - Mixing Equipment (Impeller Type), 3rd Edition (0816908362) cover image
The latest edition of this industry-friendly guide to evaluating the performance of mixing equipment brings this traditional process operation into the 21st century. The book starts with basic definitions and terms, and goes to detail test planning and procedures, and computation and evaluation of results. Appendices offer a troubleshooting checklists, sample log.
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100.0 Purpose and Scope.

101.0 Purpose.

102.0 Scope.

103.0 Liability.

200.0 Definition and Description of Terms.

201.0 Introduction.

202.0 Mixing Equipment.

202.1 Equipment Configuration.

202.2 Impellers.

202.3 Vessels.

202.4 Auxiliary Equipment.

203.0 Basic Nomenclature.

203.1 Equipment Variables.

203.2 Mixing Related Dimensionless Groups.

203.3 Process Related Dimensionless Groups.

204.0 Operating Conditions.

205.0 Types of Tests.

205.1 Operating Performance.

205.2 Mechanical Conditions.

205.3 Mechanical Operation.

205.4 Mixer Support Structure.

205.5 Process Conditions.

206.0 Performance Criteria.

300.0 Test Planning.

301.0 Preliminary Considerations.

301.1 Safety.

301.2 Environmental.

301.3 Test Objectives.

301.4 Multiple Applications.

302.0 Plans for Operating Tests.

302.1 Speed.

302.2 Power.

302.3 Torque.

303.0 Plans for Mechanical Condition Tests.

303.1 Equipment Verification.

303.2 Alignment.

303.3 Runout.

303.4 Gear Tooth Contact.

303.5 Seals.

303.6 Auxiliary Equipment.

303.7 Vibration.

303.8 Noise.

304.0 Plans for Mechanical Operation Tests.

305.0 Plans for Process Condition Tests.

305.1 Miscible Liquid Blending.

305.2 Heat Transfer.

305.3 Immiscible Liquid Dispersion.

305.4 Solids Suspension in Liquid.

305.5 Gas-Liquid Dispersion.

305.6 Variable Conditions.

305.7 Other Measurable Results.

306.0 Performance Criteria.

400.0 Measurement Methods & Instruments.

401.0 Introduction.

402.0 Operating Performance Measurements.

402.1 Speed.

402.2 Power.

402.3 Torque.

403.0 Mechanical Condition Measurements.

403.1 Alignment and Adjustment.

403.2 Runout.

403.3 Gear Tooth Contact Pattern.

403.4 Seals.

403.5 Auxiliary Equipment.

403.6 Vibration.

403.7 Noise.

403.8 Temperature.

404.0 Mechanical Operation Measurements.

404.1 Natural Frequency.

404.2 Shaft Strain.

404.3 Deflection.

404.4 Spectral Analysis.

405.0 Process Condition Measurements.

405.1 Density or Specific Gravity.

405.2 Viscosity.

405.3 Physical State.

405.4 Chemical Composition.

405.5 Other Physical/Chemical Properties.

406.0 System Operating Conditions.

406.1 Temperature.

406.2 Pressure.

406.3 Liquid Level, Volume, and Flow.

406.4 Phase Ratios.

406.5 Blend Time.

406.6 Sampling.

500.0 Test Procedures.

501.0 General Test Procedures.

502.0 Preliminary Operation and Safety.

502.1 Instruction Manuals.

502.2 Check for Debris in Vessel.

502.3 Check for Obstructions.

502.4 Pre-Operational Check.

502.5 Hand Turning.

502.6 Jog.

502.7 Hydrostatic Pressure Tests.

502.8 System Test in Air.

502.9 System Water Test.

503.0 Operating Performance Tests.

503.1 Speed.

503.2 Power.

503.3 Torque.

504.0 Mechanical Condition Tests.

504.1 Alignment and Adjustments.

504.2 Runout.

504.3 Gear Tooth Contact Patterns.

504.4 Seals.

504.5 Auxiliary Equipment.

504.6 Vibration.

504.7 Noise.

504.8 Temperature.

505.0 Mechanical Operation Tests.

505.1 Natural Frequency.

505.2 Deflections of Structure.

506.0 Process Condition Tests.

506.1 Blending.

506.2 Heat Transfer.

506.3 Immiscible Liquids Dispersion.

506.4 Liquid-Solid Contacting.

506.5 Liquid-Gas Contacting.

506.6 Liquid-Gas-Solid Tests.

506.7 Other Tests.

600.0 Computation of Results.

601.0 Data Requirements.

601.1 Dimensional Measurements.

601.2 Operating Conditions.

601.3 Process Properties.

602.0 Fundamental Calculations.

602.1 Reynolds Number.

602.2 Power Number.

602.3 Torque.

603.0 Operating Performance Calculations.

603.1 Power.

603.2 Torque.

604.0 Mechanical Condition Calculations.

605.0 Mechanical Operation Calculations.

605.1 Natural Frequency.

605.2 Deflection.

606.0 Process Condition Calculations.

606.1 Blending.

606.2 Heat Transfer.

606.3 Immiscible Liquid Dispersion.

606.4 Liquid-Solid Contacting.

606.5 Liquid-Gas Contacting.

606.6 Other Tests.

700.0 Interpretation of Results.

701.0 Introduction.

702.0 Interpretation of Operating Performance.

702.1 Speed.

702.2 Power.

702.3 Torque.

703.0 Interpretation of Mechanical Conditions.

703.1 Alignment and Adjustments.

703.2 Runout.

703.3 Gear Tooth Contact Patterns.

703.4 Seals.

703.5 Auxiliary Equipment.

703.6 Vibration.

703.7 Noise.

703.8 Temperature.

703.9 Water Power and Corrections.

704.0 Interpretation of Mechanical Operation.

704.1 Natural Frequency Vibrations.

704.2 Deflection.

705.0 Interpretation of Process Conditions.

705.1 Blending.

705.2 Heat Transfer.

705.3 Immiscible-Liquid Contacting.

705.4 Liquid-Solid Contacting.

705.5 Liquid-Gas Contacting.

706.0 Other Tests.

707.0 Sources of Error.

708.0 Computer Modeling.

800.0 Appendix.

801.0 Trouble Shooting Checklist.

802.0 Glossary.

803.0 Notation.

803.1 Greek Letters.

803.2 Dimensionless Groups.

804.0 Equations and Related Groups.

804.1 Impeller Flow.

804.2 Power and Pumping Numbers.

805.0 Calculation Examples.

805.1 Power.

805.2 Mechanical.

805.3 Liquid-Solid.

806.0 Sample Log Sheet.

806.1 System Test Log.

806.2 Physical Description Sketch.

806.3 General Process Log.

807.0 Scale-Up/Scale-Down.

807.1 Geometric Similarity.

807.2 Scale Parameter.

807.3 Correlating Process Parameters.

807.4 Correlating Process Parameters.

807.5 Mixing Correlation.

808.0 References.

Index.

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