The book covers fluidization engineering. Topics covered include: Industrial applications of fluidized beds; The dense bed: distributors, gas jets, and pumping power; Bubbling fluidized beds. High-velocity fluidization; Particle-to-gas mass and heat transfer; Conversion of gas in catalytic reactions; Heat transfer between fluidized beds and surfaces; Circulation systems. Design of catalytic reactors. Reviews principles and applications of fluidization engineering; coverage of historical and current research influencing the development of this engineering field; bed-wall heat transfer; drying of solids, fast fluidization, heat exchangers, K-L model for catalytic reactions, mass transfer, and particle movement in beds.