Multiphase Flow Laboratory

Spouted Bed Research
Study Areas: Experimental and modeling studies on gas-solid dynamics, heat transfer and drying.
Industrial Applications: Gasification, drying, coating, combustion.
Related Industries: Energy, pharmaceutical, nuclear, food.
Journal Papers
Yaman, O., Kulah, G., Koksal, M., “Surface-to-Bed Heat Transfer for High Density Particles in Conical Spouted and Spout-Fluid Beds”, in print, Particuology, 2018.
Golshan, S., Yaman, O., Koksal, M., Kulah, G., Zarghami, R., Mostoufi, N., “A New Correlation for Minimum Spouting Velocity for Conical Spouted Beds Operating with High Density Particles”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, v. 96, p. 358–370, 2018.
Savari, C., Kulah, G., Koksal, M., Sotudeh-Gharebagh, R., Zarghamia, R., Mostoufi, N., “Monitoring of Liquid Sprayed Conical Spouted Beds by Recurrence Plots”, Powder Technology, vol. 316, p. 148-156, 2017.
Savari, C., Kulah, G., Sotudeh-Gharebagh, R., Mostoufi, N., Koksal, M., “Early Detection of Agglomeration in Conical Spouted Beds using Recurrence Plots”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, v.55 (26), p. 7179−7190, 2016.
Kulah, G., Sari, S., Koksal, M., “Particle Velocity, Solids Hold-Up and Flux Distributions in Conical Spouted Beds Operating with Heavy Particles", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, v.55, p. 3131-3138, 2016. 
Senturk-Lule, S., Colak, U., Koksal, M., Kulah, G., "CFD Simulations of Hydrodynamics of Conical Spouted Bed Nuclear Fuel Coaters", Chemical Vapor Deposition, v.21, p. 122-132, 2015. (featured on the cover page of the journal).

Mostoufi, N., Kulah, G., Koksal, M., "Flow Structure Characterization in Conical Spouted Beds Using Pressure Fluctuation Signals", Powder Technology, v.269, p. 392-400, 2015.
Sari, S., Kulah, G., and Koksal, M., “Characterization of Gas-Solid Flow in Conical Spouted Beds Operating with Heavy Particles”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, v. 40, p. 132-139, 2012.