Experimental determination of size distributions

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Buffo, A.
dc.contributor.author Alopaeus, V.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-23T08:17:57Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03-14
dc.identifier.citation Buffo , A & Alopaeus , V 2016 , ' Experimental determination of size distributions : Analyzing proper sample sizes ' MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY , vol 27 , no. 4 , 045301 . DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/27/4/045301 en
dc.identifier.issn 0957-0233
dc.identifier.issn 1361-6501
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/experimental-determination-of-size-distributions(afd71bac-83ba-4bd2-80c6-60bc0c76ce07).html
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/22340
dc.description.abstract The measurement of various particle size distributions is a crucial aspect for many applications in the process industry. Size distribution is often related to the final product quality, as in crystallization or polymerization. In other cases it is related to the correct evaluation of heat and mass transfer, as well as reaction rates, depending on the interfacial area between the different phases or to the assessment of yield stresses of polycrystalline metals/alloys samples. The experimental determination of such distributions often involves laborious sampling procedures and the statistical significance of the outcome is rarely investigated. In this work, we propose a novel rigorous tool, based on inferential statistics, to determine the number of samples needed to obtain reliable measurements of size distribution, according to specific requirements defined a priori. Such methodology can be adopted regardless of the measurement technique used. en
dc.format.extent 6
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 27, issue 4 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Applied Mathematics en
dc.subject.other Instrumentation en
dc.subject.other 220 Industrial biotechnology en
dc.title Experimental determination of size distributions en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Technology
dc.contributor.department Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword size distribution
dc.subject.keyword sample size
dc.subject.keyword statistical significance
dc.subject.keyword BUBBLE-SIZE
dc.subject.keyword COLUMNS
dc.subject.keyword FLOWS
dc.subject.keyword LDA
dc.subject.keyword Applied Mathematics
dc.subject.keyword Instrumentation
dc.subject.keyword 220 Industrial biotechnology
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201609234344
dc.identifier.doi 10.1088/0957-0233/27/4/045301
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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