342-6501/02 – Storage systems (SSPL)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Robert Brázda, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Robert Brázda, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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BRA37 doc. Ing. Robert Brázda, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students should acquire the following skills by completing this course: - identify the storage system, - verify the basic mechanical and physical characteristics of the stored material, - identify the load and find critical locations, - verify by calculating the basic load of the storage system. Students should be competent in this subject by: - basic design calculations of simple storage systems.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs

Summary

Storage systems are an integral part of logistics processes. These are storage, transport, handling, packaging, weighing, sorting, dividing or sorting processes. Basic storage systems include tanks, silos and bunkers as basic construction and machinery.

Compulsory literature:

BROWN, C. J.; NIELSEN, J. Silos: fundamentals of theory, behaviour and design. London and New York. Taylor & Francis, 1998. ISBN 0-419-21580-8. SCHULZE, D. Powders and bulk solids: behavior, characterization, storage and flow. Berlin: Springer, 2008. ISBN 978-3-540-73767-4. BLIGHT, G. Assessing loads on silos and other bulk storage structures: research applied to practice. London: Taylor & Francis, 2006. ISBN 0-415-39237-3. SHAHINPOOR, M. Advances in the mechanics and the flow of granular materials volume I. TRANS TECH PUBLICATIONS, 1983. ISBN 0-87849-049-3. SHAHINPOOR, M. Advances in the mechanics and the flow of granular materials volume II. TRANS TECH PUBLICATIONS, 1983. ISBN 087849-050-7. EN 1991-4 Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 4: Silos and tanks EN 1991-1-4 Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 1-4: General actions- Wind loads EN 1991-1-3 Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 1-3: General actions- Snow loads EN 1993-4-1 Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures - Část 4-1: Silos

Recommended literature:

GROSSEL, S.S.; ZALOSH R.G. Guidelines for safe handling of powders and bulk solids. New York: Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, c2005. ISBN 0-8169-0951-2. JENIKE, A.W. Gravity flow of bulk solids. Utah, Salt Lake City, Bulletin of the University of Utah, Vol. 52., No. 29, 1961.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Verification of study results for both full-time and combined study: Credit: minimum 18 points, maximum 30 points. 1. The student will prepare a seminar work from the field of storage systems = rated from 0 to 20 points. 2. The student will prepare a research from professional articles and patents = rated from 0 to 10 points. Examination: minimum 33 points, maximum 70 points. 1. Discussion over seminar work and research = rated from 0 to 10 points. 2. Oral exam of two selected questions from the list = rated from 0 to 60 points.

E-learning

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Other requirements

There are no additional requirements for the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic terminology and terms, Description of storage systems load. 2. Load classification of storage systems, Geometry of storage systems. 3. Design situations for solids, for different geometrical arrangements of storage systems, for special shapes of storage systems and for liquids stored in a storage system. 4. Mechanical - physical properties of stored materials. 5. Loading of vertical walls during filling and emptying - slender, low, medium slender and closed storage systems. 6. Loads when emptying storage systems with great eccentricity. 7. Storage systems containing aerated stored material, Loading of hoppers containing aerated stored material. 8. Pressures caused by lowering the ambient temperature. 9. Loading of hoppers - steep and shallow, Loading of hoppers during filling and emptying. 10. Bottom loading of storage systems - flat bottoms of lean, low and medium lean storage systems. 11. Liquid loading of storage systems. 12. Loads caused by dust explosions. 13. Wind load. 14. Snow load.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  18
        Examination Examination 70  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Credit: minimum 18 points, maximum 30 points. 1. The student will prepare a seminar work from the field of storage systems = rated from 0 to 20 points. 2. The student will prepare a research from professional articles and patents = rated from 0 to 10 points. Examination: minimum 33 points, maximum 70 points. 1. Discussion over seminar work and research = rated from 0 to 10 points. 2. Oral exam of two selected questions from the list = rated from 0 to 60 points.

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