Feeding 101 focusses on giving a thorough introduction about the feeding process in an interactive manner (both theoretical and hands-on).
This course is divided into two separate modules:
Module 1: Basic course: Introduction to feeding (1-day module)
Module 2: Specialized courses (1/2-day module)
MODULE 1: BASIC COURSE
The trainee will get an in-depth explanation about the basic feeding aspects such as:
Types of feeding equipment
Feeder accessories and their function
Types of feeder trials
Feeder data acquisition and analysis
During the hands-on sessions, the trainee will learn on how to install, operate and dismantel a loss-in-weight feeder.
The feeder demonstrations will be performed using two divergent materials.
Upon request, a powder of interest could be tested on the available equipment!
For more information, please contact Bram.Bekaert@UGent.be .
MODULE 2: SPECIALIZED COURSES
In this module, the goal is to highlight specific aspects of the feeding process through different use-cases. Each use-case allows the trainee to get an in-depth comprehension of a specific part of the process.
Surrogate approach for feeding
Impact of glidant addition
How specific configurations and settings can impact the feeding performance
The trainee has the option to take up all of the provided topics, covering a full day course, or select a sub-set of these topics.
A detailed overview of the different modules can be found in the following document.