# ON A MATHEMATICAL MODEL DESCRIBING OPTIMAL PROCESSING MECHANISM OF DISPERSED GRANULAR MATERIALS IN GRAVITATIONAL FLOW WITH HORIZONTAL OR INCLINED VIBRATING SIEVE CLASSIFYING SCREENS

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https://doi.org/10.17770/etr2017vol3.2547## Keywords:

dispersed granular material, gravitational flow, vibrating sieve classifying screen, continuum mechanics, mathematical model## Abstract

The investigation of motion and gravitational processing of disperse granular materials is very important for solution of a wide spectrum of technological processes, including the chemical technology of treatment (with or without the decoration-compression procedure) of granular mineral fertilizers and their drying and sorting/separation by means of vibrating sieve classifying screens, in particular. In this work, we have used the apparatus of the theory of continuous media for the mathematical modelling of dynamics of disperse granular materials, and by this we assume that a property of these materials is the distribution of a solid granular component inside of them. The elaborated mathematical model is based on the volume conservation law for granular components, on the momentum conservation law, as well as on the equations for stress tensor in the granular mineral fertilizers and equations for description of the Coulomb granular mineral fertilizers.## Downloads

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*ETR*, vol. 3, pp. 69–76, Jun. 2017, doi: 10.17770/etr2017vol3.2547.