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BHEL‐ISG

PROJECT CONTRACTOR
CUSTOMER CONSULTANT
HOPPER VOLUME CALCULATIONS

Description Symbol Formula Values Unit


Top Length
Top Length a 55
5.5 m
Top Width b 5.5 m
Height of Hopper h 4.9 m
INPUTS

Bottom opening length c 1.4 m
Bottom opening width d 1.85 m
Beam dimensions t1 0.6 m
Beam dimensions t2 0.6 m
Density of coal=  ρ 0.8 T/m3
A a*b  30.25 m2
B c*d  2.59 m2
Z a*b  78.3475 m4
side wall angle 1 x1 2*h/(a‐c) 67.2972 deg
CALCULATIONS

side wall angle 2 x2 2*h/(b‐d) 69.5722 deg


Cot C=Sqrt (Cot^2 A+ Cot^2 B)
Hopper Volume VH (1/3*h*(A+B+SQRT(A*B)))  68.10 m3
Volume of beam VB t1*t2*a*2 3.96 m3
Effective Volume of  Hopper Volume ‐Volume of 
V 64.14 m3
Hopper  garting supporting beam 
Effective Capacity of 
CMAX V x Density of the Coal (ρ)  51.31 T
Hopper