Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts

Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts
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About Alan Roberts

Biography:

ASTC(Hons), BE(Hons1), PhD(Univ)NSW, HonDUniv( Univ. Newcastle), HonDSc(Univ. Wollongong)
1958-73 University of Wollongong
1974-93 Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Newcastle.
!994-2001 Director Centred for Bulk Solids and Particulate Technologies, Univeristy of Newcastle.
1974-2001 Directot TUNRA Bulk Solids, University of Newcastle.
Hon. Fellow, Institution of Engrs. Aust
(HonFIEAust) Member, Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK (MIMechE). Fellow, Austrlian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
Member, Order of Australia(AM)
Hobbies - Bulk Solids Handling

Know-how and experience:
40 Years research and consulting in Bulk Solids Handling - Flow properties, bin design and analysis, wall loads, chutes, stockpiles, feeders, belt conveying, mechanical handling (screw conveyors, bucket elevators etc), professional masters and development courses in several areas of bulk solids handling

Personal Birthday: Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts was born on April 03, 1930.April 03 (89 Years) Place of Birth: Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts was born in Sydney, Australia.Sydney, Australia

Professional Experience 0 Years / 0 MonthProf. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts has 0 years and 0 month professional experience in one position.

Publications 31Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts wrote 31 publications

  • Bulk Solids Handling Research at the University of Newcastle [Bulk Solids Handling Research at the University of Newcastle was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:1 Num:4 Page:747

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1981/01 (38 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Optimal Design of Continuous Conveyors [Optimal Design of Continuous Conveyors was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:1 Num:2 Page:255

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1981/01 (38 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Flow of Bulk Solids through Transfer Chutes of Variable Geometry and Profile [Flow of Bulk Solids through Transfer Chutes of Variable Geometry and Profile was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:1 Num:4 Page:715

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1981/01 (38 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • The Design of Storage Bins for Bulk Solids Handling [The Design of Storage Bins for Bulk Solids Handling was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:1 Num:1 Page:13

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1981/01 (38 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Flow Property Analysis, Design and Construction Details for a 2400 Tonne Mass-Flow Bin [Flow Property Analysis, Design and Construction Details for a 2400 Tonne Mass-Flow Bin was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:3 Num:4 Page:781

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1983/01 (36 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Mechanics of High Speed Elevator Discharge [Mechanics of High Speed Elevator Discharge was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:3 Num:4 Page:853

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1983/01 (36 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Technical Requirements for Operating Conveyor Belts at High Speed [Technical Requirements for Operating Conveyor Belts at High Speed was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:4 Num:1 Page:99

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1984/01 (35 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • The Reduction and Control of Flow Pressures in Cracked Grain Silos [The Reduction and Control of Flow Pressures in Cracked Grain Silos was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:5 Num:5 Page:1009

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1985/01 (34 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Significant Influence on Wall Friction in the Gravity Flow of Bulk Solids [Significant Influence on Wall Friction in the Gravity Flow of Bulk Solids was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:5 Num:6 Page:1271

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1985/01 (34 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Economic Factors Relating to the Design of Belt Conveyors For Long Distance Transportation of Bulk Solids [Economic Factors Relating to the Design of Belt Conveyors For Long Distance Transportation of Bulk Solids was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:5 Num:6 Page:1143

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1985/01 (34 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Wall Pressure-Feeder Load Interactions in Mass Flow Hopper/Feeder Combinations - Part I [Wall Pressure-Feeder Load Interactions in Mass Flow Hopper/Feeder Combinations - Part I was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:6 Num:4 Page:769

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1986/01 (33 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Wall Pressure-Feeder Load Interactions in Mass Flow Hopper/Feeder Combinations - Part II [Wall Pressure-Feeder Load Interactions in Mass Flow Hopper/Feeder Combinations - Part II was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:6 Num:5 Page:903

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1986/01 (33 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Mechanics of Operation of a Ross-Type Chain Feeder [Mechanics of Operation of a Ross-Type Chain Feeder was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:6 Num:1 Page:53

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1986/01 (33 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Influence of Vibrations on the Strength and Boundary Friction Characteristics of Bulk Solids and the Effect on Bin Design and Performance [Influence of Vibrations on the Strength and Boundary Friction Characteristics of Bulk Solids and the Effect on Bin Design and Performance was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:6 Num:1 Page:161

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1986/01 (33 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Bulk Solid Conveyor Belt Interaction in Relation to Belt Cleaning [Bulk Solid Conveyor Belt Interaction in Relation to Belt Cleaning was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:7 Num:3 Page:355

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1987/01 (32 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Measurement of Belt-Idler Interactions and Material Flexure Coefficient for Design of Troughed Conveyor Systems [Measurement of Belt-Idler Interactions and Material Flexure Coefficient for Design of Troughed Conveyor Systems was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:7 Num:3 Page:367

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1987/01 (32 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • The Use of Kevlar® Aramid Fibres in Conveyor Belts - Part II: Static Strength of Splices [The Use of Kevlar® Aramid Fibres in Conveyor Belts - Part II: Static Strength of Splices was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:8 Num:4 Page:429

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1988/01 (31 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Powder and Bulk Solids Handling Research [Powder and Bulk Solids Handling Research was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:1 Num:3 Page:297

    Germany, 1989/01 (30 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Concepts of Boundary Friction, Adhesion and Wear in Bulk Solids Handling Operations [Concepts of Boundary Friction, Adhesion and Wear in Bulk Solids Handling Operations was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:10 Num:2 Page:189

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1990/01 (29 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Design Considerations for Maximum Reclaim Capacity of Conical Stockpiles [Design Considerations for Maximum Reclaim Capacity of Conical Stockpiles was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:10 Num:1 Page:9

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1990/01 (29 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Bulk Solids Handling - Recent Developments and Future Directions [Bulk Solids Handling - Recent Developments and Future Directions was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:11 Num:1 Page:17

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1991/01 (28 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Homogenization of Bulk Powders in Plane Symmetric Silos [Homogenization of Bulk Powders in Plane Symmetric Silos was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:4 Num:3 Page:283

    Germany, 1992/01 (27 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Mechanisms of Force Transfer on Conveyor Belt Drive Drums [Mechanisms of Force Transfer on Conveyor Belt Drive Drums was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:12 Num:4 Page:529

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1992/01 (27 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Advances in the Design of Mechanical Conveyors [Advances in the Design of Mechanical Conveyors was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:14 Num:2 Page:255

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1994/01 (25 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Utilising the Impulse Response Concept to Predict Blending Capabilities of Silos [Utilising the Impulse Response Concept to Predict Blending Capabilities of Silos was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:6 Num:4 Page:373

    Germany, 1994/01 (25 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • 100 Years of Janssen [100 Years of Janssen was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:15 Num:3 Page:369

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1995/01 (24 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Predicting the Volumetric and Torque Characteristics of Screw Feeders [Predicting the Volumetric and Torque Characteristics of Screw Feeders was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:16 Num:2 Page:233

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1996/01 (23 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Shock Loads in Silos - The 'Silo Quaking' Problem [Shock Loads in Silos - The 'Silo Quaking' Problem was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:16 Num:1 Page:59

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1996/01 (23 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Bulk Solids and Conveyor Belt Interactions for Efficient Transportation without Spillage [Bulk Solids and Conveyor Belt Interactions for Efficient Transportation without Spillage was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:18 Num:1 Page:49

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1998/01 (21 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Interrelation Between Feed Chute Geometry and Conveyor Belt Wear [Interrelation Between Feed Chute Geometry and Conveyor Belt Wear was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:19 Num:1 Page:35

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1999/01 (20 Years / 4 Month ago)

  • Dynamic Modelling of Bulk Solids Storage, Discharge and Handling Systems [Dynamic Modelling of Bulk Solids Storage, Discharge and Handling Systems was written by Prof. Dr. Dr. Alan Roberts in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:20 Num:2 Page:183-189

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 2000/01 (19 Years / 4 Month ago)

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