Design of Large Capacity Coal Silos for Service Life

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by Mostafa H. Mahmoud, SEI Engineers Inc, Worthington, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Energy in the 90's

Abstract: Design and construction of Large Capacity Coal Silos for service life requires a careful consideration of the silo configuration as well as the material handling system. This paper presents some of the issues that were addressed during the design of a number of large capacity coal silos.

Subject Headings: Silos | Service life | Construction materials | Granular materials | Load bearing capacity | Solids flow | Load factors | Pennsylvania | North America | United States

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