Dr Zhijun Zhong

Visiting Researcher

Email: 

Location: 

Offsite

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Academic Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Agricultural Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 1992
  • BSc in Agricultural Engineering, Inner Mongolia Agricutural University, PR of China 1982

Research Interests: 

Granular material characterisation

  • Two third of the raw materials are in granular form and all handling problems are associated with their properties.

Flow patterns of bulk solids in silos

  • Flow patterns of bulk solids in silos plays an important role in determining the silo wall loads and distribution. How the flow patterns could be successfully predicted is very chanllenging...

Specialities: 

  • Bulk solids flow in silos
  • Coal handlability
  • Granular material characterisation
  • Silo wall pressure and distributions