This issue of Engineering Research News includes five articles from members of the Division of Bioengineering. Three of them are from members of the Bioimaging focus areas, while the other two articles both also include some imaging aspects.
Hazard of Electrostatic Generation in Pneumatic Conveying System: Electrostatic Effects on the Accuracy of Electrical Capacitance Tomography Measurements and Generation of Spark
Electrostatic charge generation is a commonly encountered but poorly understood phenomenon in many dry particulate systems. In actual large-scale operations, it is recognized to be an important industrial hazard and has often been the cause of many industrial incidents.