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Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition

Bubbles, Drops, and Particles in Non-Newtonian Fluids, Second Edition by R.P. Chhabra
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Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
About the Author

INTRODUCTION, SCOPE, AND ORGANIZATION

NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID BEHAVIOR
Definition of a Newtonian Fluid
Non-Newtonian Fluids: Definition, Examples of Different Types, Mathematical Models
Dimensional Considerations in the Mechanics of Viscoelastic Fluids
Experimental Techniques: Rheometry

RIGID PARTICLES IN TIME-INDEPENDENT FLUIDS WITHOUT A YIELD STRESS
Governing Equations for a Sphere
Spherical Particles in Newtonian Fluids
Spheres in Shear-thinning Fluids
Spheres in Shear-thickening Fluids
Light Spheres Rising in Pseudoplastic Media
Pressure Drop due to a Settling Sphere
Non-Spherical Particles

RIGID PARTICLES IN VISCOPLASTIC FLUIDS
Static Equilibrium of Particles
Flow Field: Shape and size of flow zones
Drag Force
Role of Values of Yield stress used in correlations
Time Effects

RIGID PARTICLES IN VISCOELASTIC FLUIDS
Flow over a sphere
Flow over a cylinder
Other Studies Involving Interactions Between Non-Newtonian Characteristics, Particle Shape, Flow Field, etc.

FLUID PARTICLES IN NON-NEWTONIAN MEDIA
Formation of Fluid Particles
Shapes of Bubbles and Drops in Free Rise or Fall
Terminal Velocity-Volume Behavior in Free Motion
Drag Behavior of Single Particles
Bubble and Drops Ensembles in Free Motion
Coalescence of Bubbles and Drops
Breakage of Drops
Motion and Deformation of Bubbles and Drops in Confined Flows

NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID FLOW IN POROUS MEDIA AND PACKED BEDS
Porous Medium Definition, Examples and Characterization
Flow of Newtonian Fluids
Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids
Miscellaneous Effects
Two Phase Gas/Liquid Flow

FLUIDIZATION AND HINDERED SETTLING
Two-Phase Fluidization
Sedimentation or Hindered Settling
Three Phase Fluidized Beds

MOMENTUM, HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN BOUNDARY LAYER FLOWS
Boundary Layer Flows
Viscoelastic Effects in Boundary Layers
Mass Transfer from Bubbles
Mass Transfer from Drops
Mass Transfer from Ensembles of Bubbles and Drops
Heat and Mass Transfer in Fixed Beds
Heat and Mass Transfer in Fluidized Beds
Heat and Mass Transfer in Three Phase Fluidized Beds
Heat Transfer from Tube Bundles

WALL EFFECTS
Definition
For Rigid Spheres
For Non-Spherical Particles
For Drops and Bubbles

FALLING OBJECT RHEOMETRY
Falling Ball Method
Rolling Ball Method
Rotating Sphere Viscometer
Falling Cylinder Viscometer

*All Chapters contain Introduction, Summary and Nomenclature sections

References
Subject index
Author index
CRC Press; July 2006
801 pages; ISBN 9781420015386
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