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  1. Gas Handling and Power Consumption of High Solidity Hydrofoils, Philadelphia Mixing Solution's HS and Lightnin's A315 impellers (11.3 MB), Keith E. Johnson, Keith T McDermott, Thomas A. Post, North American Mixing Forum (NAMF) Mixing XXII Victoria 2010, June (2010) Presentation of 43 slides
  2. Understand the Real World of Mixing (340 kB), Thomas Post, Chemical Engineering Progress, March (2010), pages 25-32
  3. Overcome the Fear of Shear (915 kB), Thomas A. Post, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, September (2005), pages 26-37
  4. Selection and Sizing of Copper Solvent Extraction and Electrowinning Equipment and Circuits,
    C.G. Anderson, M.A. Giralico, T.A. Post, T.G. Robinson, O.S. Tinkler,
    Mineral Processing Plant Design, Practice and Control,
    Edited by A.L. Mular, D .N. Halbe, D.J. Barratt, SME, Volume 2, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 20-24, (2002), pages 1709-1744, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  5. Mixing Characteristics of Full Scale 81 Inch Diameter Modified Smith and Rushton Turbines,
    R. Howk, G. Hodenius, T.A. Post,
    MIXING XVII, NAMF/AIChE, Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 15-20, (1999), Oral Presentation
    1. Smith Turbine
    2. Rushton Turbines
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Scale-up
    5. Mixing Forum
  6. The Advantage of Up-Pumping A340s Over Other Conventional Gas Liquid Contacting Impellers,
    B. Noce, T.A. Post, G. Ripley, R. Weetman,
    MIXING XVII, NAMF/AIChE, Banff, Alberta, Canada, (1999), Poster Presentation
    1. Up-pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  7. Bioleach Reactor Development and Design, J.D. Batty, T.A. Post
    ALTA 1999 Nickel/Cobalt Pressure Leaching & Hydrometallurgy Forum,
    Perth, Australia, May 11-12, 1999, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    3. Mixing Forum
  8. Bioleach Reactor Development and Design,
    J.D. Batty, T.A. Post,
    Randol Copper Hydromet Roundtable '98, Proceedings, Randol at Vancouver '98, , Vancouver , BC, Nov. 17-20, 1998, Oral Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    3. Mixing Forum
  9. Introducing LIGHTNIN's Optimized Integrated SX/EW Mixer-Settler Unit,
    M.A. Giralico, T.A. Post, J. Kelly, T. Kocienski,
    Randol Copper Hydromet Roundtable '98, Proceedings, Randol at Vancouver '98, Vancouver , BC, Nov 17-20, 1998, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  10. Introducing LIGHTNIN's Optimized Integrated SX/EW Mixer-Settler Unit,
    M.A. Giralico, T.A. Post, M. Greaves, E. Stevenson,
    ALTA 1998 Copper Hydrometallurgy Forum, Queensland, Australia, Oct. 20-21, 1998, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  11. Up-pumping Mixing Technology: Breaking the mold of traditional systems,
    P. Kaufman, T.A. Post, M. Preston,
    Chemical Processing, October 01, (1998), p. 63-66, Article
    1. Up-pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  12. New Hydrogenation Technology: Improvements in Product Yield and Uniformity - Reductions in Reaction Time and Catalyst Costs,
    T.A. Post,
    P. Kaufman, J. Shen,
    Proceedings from AchemAsia '98, DECHEMA, Beijing, China, May 11-16, (1998), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Up-Pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Liquid-Solid-Gas Mixing
  13. Fermenter Optimization,
    T.A. Post, P. Kaufman, J. Shen,
    Proceedings from AchemAsia '98, DECHEMA, Beijing, China, May 11-16, (1998), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Up-Pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  14. Mixing Optimization of High Pressure Oxidation of Gold Ore Slurries,
    D. Adams, M. Preston, T.A. Post, P. Kaufman, J. Shen,
    Randol Gold Proceedings, RANDOL 1998, April 26-29, (1998), Article
    1. Tank Shapes
    2. Autoclave Mixing
    3. Liquid-Solid-Gas Mixing
  15. Key Parameters for Consideration in Up-pumping Technology in Fermentation,
    J. Coyne, P. Kaufman, T.A. Post,
    Proceedings Interphex East, ISPE, Session #42 , March 19, (1998), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Up-pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  16. Mixing Optimization of High Pressure Oxidation of Gold-Copper Ore Slurries,
    J. Coyne, P. Kaufman, T.A. Post,
    Proceedings Interphex East, ISPE, Session #42 , March 19, (1998), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Tank Shapes
    2. Autoclave Mixing
    3. Liquid-Solid-Gas Mixing
  17. Mixing Technologies Influence in SX/EW Mixer Settler Systems: Past, Present, and Future,
    M. Giralico, T.A. Post, C. Sanchez,
    Randol Copper Hydromet Roundtable '97, Proceedings, Randol at Vancouver '97, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 02-04, (1997), p. 275-282, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  18. Fermentation: Critical Process Phenomena and New Technology Developments that Affect Yield and Productivity,
    P. Kaufman, P. Kubera, T.A. Post,
    Pharmaceutical Engineering, Journal of the ISPE, September/October, (1997), p. 24-30, Article
    1. Up-pumpers
    2. A340
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  19. 1997 ALTA Nickel/Cobalt Pressure Leaching & Hydrometallurgy Forum,
    G. M. Fraser, T.A. Post,
    ALTA Nickel/Cobalt Pressure Leaching & Hydrometallurgy Forum , ALTA, Perth, Australia, May 19-20, (1997), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Tank Shapes
    2. Autoclave
    3. Liquid-Solid Mixing
  20. Mixing Technologies Influence in SX/EW Mixer Settler Systems: Past, Present, and Future,
    M. Giralico, T.A. Post, M. Greaves,
    ALTA 1997 Copper Hydrometallurgy, 1997 ALTA Nickel/Cobalt Pressure Leaching & Hydrometallurgy Forum ALTA, Perth, Australia, May 19-20, (1997), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  21. Operational Results From Optimized LIGHTNIN SX Pumper and Auxiliary Mixer Designs,
    T.A. Post,
    M.A. Giralico, M.C. Greaves, G.M. Fraser,
    Randol Copper Hydromet Roundtable '96, Proceedings, Randol at Vancouver '96 Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 12-15, (1996), p. 295-300, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  22. Fluid Mixing: Theory, Practice and New Frontiers,
    M. Naqvi, T.A. Post, P. Kubera, CEE,
    Fluid Mixing Technology 1996, University of Toronto Continuing Education Course Toronto, Canada, Sept 17 - Nov 19, (1996), Lectures
    1. Mixing Course 
    2. Educational Services
  23. Improving Mixing Impellers Through Laser Doppler Velocimetry,
    T.A. Post,

    Flow Control Magazine May, (1996), p. 15ff, Article
  24. James Y. Oldshue Mixing Technology Excellence Award,
    T.A. Post,

    In recognition of your superior dedication, innovativeness and scientific achievement to LIGHTNIN in the field of mixing technology Rochester, NY, April 13, (1996), Award
  25. Copper Solvent Extraction Process: Optimization of the Design and Operation of Pumper- and Auxiliary Impellers,
    T.A. Post, M.J. Preston, M.A. Giralico,
    ISEC '96: Value Adding Through Solvent Extraction, Vol. 1, Proceedings of ISEC '96 edited by D.C. Shallcross, R. Paimin, L.M. Prvcic, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, ISBN 0 7325 1250 6, March 19-23, (1996), p. 801-806, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. Mixing Forum
    4. CFD-Model
    5. Impeller Data
  26. Applying mixing principals to real-world problems: An industry expert explains the (nearly) lost art,
    T.A. Post,

    Chemical Processing March, (1996), p. 26-34, Article
  27. Mixing Tutorial: Selecting the right impeller to meet the required application: Flow and shear considerations are key,
    T.A. Post,
    Chemical Processing November, (1995), p. 122-123, Article
    1. Impeller Data
    2. Mixing Forum
  28. SX-EW Design of Pumpers & Auxiliary Mixers,
    T.A. Post, and M. Giralico,
    Randol Copper Hydromet Roundtable '95, Proceedings, Randol at Vancouver '95 Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 2-3, (1995) Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  29. A Guide To Fluid Mixing,
    3rd ed. J.Y. Oldshue, N.R. Herbst, T.A. Post,
    LIGHTNIN, Rochester, NY, 92-138819 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number, August, (1995), 153 page book
  30. Droplet Size Distribution of a Continuous System with Minimal Retention Time: Example Shown for Copper Solvent Extraction,
    M. Dilley, C. Bahr, R. Howk, T.A. Post,
    MIXING XV, NAMF/AIChE, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 18-23, (1995), Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  31. MIXING: Defining the mixing process: A key factor in mixing system design,
    T.A. Post,

    Chemical Processing, June (1995), p. 81-81, Article
    1. Mixing Forum
  32. Improve The Performance of Your Copper Solvent Extraction Process By Optimizing the Design and Operation of Your Pumper and Auxiliary Impellers,
    M.A. Giralico, T.A. Post, M.J. Preston,
    SME annual Meeting, SME, Denver, Colorado, March 06-09, (1995), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Sizing SX-pumpers and auxiliaries
    2. Mixer-Settlers
    3. CFD-Model
    4. Mixing Forum
    5. Impeller Data
  33. Expert answers mixing questions from vortexing to mass transfer,
    T.A. Post,
    editor A.E. Hodel,
    Chemical Processing, March, (1995), Article
  34. Basics of mixing theory - The first in a series,
    T.A. Post,
    Chemical Processing, February, (1995), p. 67-68, Article
    1. Mixing Forum
    2. Phase Properties
    3. Impeller Data
  35. Gas-Liquid Mass Transfer of a New Induction Aerator with a Vortex Enhancer,
    D. Brenner, M. Frecke, K. McDermott, T.A. Post,
    8th European Conference on Mixing IChemE SYPOSIUM SERIES NO. 136, Cambridge, UK, September 21-23, (1994), Paper and Poster Presentation
    1. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  36. Mischzeitbestimmung schnell berechnet,
    R.-M. Herbert, K. Knobling, T.A. Post,
    Chemie Technik, Vol 23, Nr 7, July, (1994), p. 40-42, Article
    1. Mixing times
    2. Mixing Forum
  37. Side-Entering Mixer Gas Dispersion,
    D. Bannister, K. Lally, T.A. Post,
    Fluid Mixing V, IChemE, Bradford, UK, September 08-10, (1993), Oral Presentation
    1. SE - Side Entry Mixing
    2. FGD
    3. CFD Model
    4. A312
    5. Gas-Liquid Mixing
    6. Mixing Forum
  38. SE Gas Dispersion/SS/Mass Transfer (FGD),
    K. Lally, T.A. Post,
    Mixing XIV, Engineering Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA, June 20-25, (1993), Oral Presentation
    1. SE - Side Entry Mixing
    2. FGD
    3. CFD Model
    4. A312
    5. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    6. Mixing Forum
  39. Mischverhaeltnisse in den Absorbertanks von Rauchgasentschwefelungsanlagen: Ein Vergleich von Ruehreranordnungen,
    D. Brenner, J. Patzelt, T.A. Post,
    Gemeinsame Sitzung der Ausschuesse "Technicshe Reaktionen" und "Technische Reaktionsfuehrung" und "Mischvorgaenge" DECHEMA and GVC, Lahnstein, Germany, March 15-17, (1993), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. SE - Side Entry Mixing
    2. FGD
    3. CFD Model
    4. A312
    5. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    6. Mixing Forum
  40. Rechnergestuetzte Fluiddynamik,
    T.A. Post,
    D. Brenner,
    Gemeinsame Sitzung der Ausschuesse "Technicshe Reaktionen" und "Technische Reaktionsfuehrung" und "Mischvorgaenge" DECHEMA and GVC, Lahnstein, Germany, March 15-17, (1993), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. CFD and CFM Modeling
  41. Einfuehrung in die Grundlagen der Ruehr- und Mischtechnik,
    T.A. Post,
    Technical University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany,
    Turbo LIGHTNIN Mischtechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany, July, (1991), Lectures
    1. General Mixing (Mixing Forum)
    2. Impeller Data
  42. Axial Flow Mixing Impeller Improves Bioreactor Performance,
    T.A. Post,
    7th European Conference on Mixing, Brugge, Belgium, September 18-20,(1991), Paper and Poster Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Gas-Liquid Mixing
    4. Mixing Forum
  43. Fluid Mixing in Liquid-Solid-Gas Processes,
    T.A. Post, J. Oldshue,
    4th World Congress of Chemical Engineers, Strategies 2000, Proceedings, DECHEMA, Karlsruhe, Germany, paper Nr 6.3-1, June 16-21, (1991), Keynote Lecture, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    2. A315
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Mixing Forum
  44. Mass Transfer/A315 Advantages,
    K. Lally, T.A. Post,
    MIXING XIII, NAMF/AIChE, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 10-13, (1991), Oral Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Gas-Liquid Mixing
    4. Mixing Forum
  45. Axial Flow Mixing Impeller Improves Bioreactor Performance,
    T.A. Post, K. Lally,
    ACHEMA 91, DECHEMA, Frankfurt, Germany, June 09-15, (1991), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Gas-Liquid Mixing
    4. Mixing Forum
  46. New Impeller Provides More Efficient Mass Transfer In Gas-Liquid-Solid Systems,
    A. J. Olderstein, T.A. Post, T.J. Klimasewski,
    TMS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 28, (1989), Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. A315
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Gas-Liquid-Solid Mixing
    4. Mixing Forum
  47. Comparison of Mass Transfer Characteristics of Radial and Axial Flow Impellers,
    J. Y. Oldshue, T.A. Post, R.J. Weetman, C. Coyle,
    6th European Conference on Mixing, Pavia, Italy, ISBN 0 947711 33 3, May 24-26, (1988), p. 345-350, paper Nr 142, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Rushton Turbines
    2. A315
    3. Impeller Data
    4. Gas-Liquid Mixing
    5. Mixing Forum
  48. Local and Average Mass and Heat Transfer Generated by Pfaudler Type Impellers,
    J.R. Bourne, O. Dossenbach, T.A. Post,
    Fluid Mixing II IChemE, Symposium No.89, Bradford, UK, ISBN 0 85295 171 X, April 3-5, (1984), p. 177-192, Paper and Oral Presentation
    1. Heat Transfer
    2. Mixing Forum
  49. Geometrical influences on local and total mass and heat transfer in an agitated tank
    T.A. Post,
    Ph. D. Thesis, Diss. ETH No. 7249,
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, (1983), Thesis, 343 page Book
    1. Heat Transfer
    2. Mixing Forum
  50. Infrastruture of Chemical Plants and Fluid Dynamics,
    T.A. Post,
    Assistant Professor, Technical Chemistry,
    Technical University of Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland, 1980-1982, Lectures and Lab Workshops
  51. Design and Characterization of a Multistage, Mechanically Stirred Column Absorber, D. Meister, T.A. Post, I.J. Dunn, J.R. Bourne,
    Chem. Eng. Sci., 34 (1979), p. 1367-1374
    1. Rushton Turbines
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Mixing Times
    4. Gas-Liquid Mixing
  52. Fluid-Dynamik einer mehrstufig geruehrten Kolonne,
    T.A. Post, Diplomarbeit,
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, (1978), Diplom Arbeit with 57 pages
    1. Rushton Turbines
    2. Impeller Data
    3. Mixing Times
    4. Gas-Liquid Mixing




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