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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 4592501, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4592501
Research Article

Effect of Frequency on Pulsed Fluidized Beds of Ultrafine Powders

1Department of Chemical Engineering, King Faisal University, P.O. Box 380, Al-Ahsa 31982, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Chemical Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia
3King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia

Received 21 October 2015; Revised 17 January 2016; Accepted 18 January 2016

Academic Editor: Takuya Tsuzuki

Copyright © 2016 Syed Sadiq Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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