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Rheometry of Pastes Suspensions and Granular Materials
by Philippe Coussot

Rheometry of Pastes Suspensions and Granular Materials is a comprehensive examination of rheometry theory and its practical applications.

Features:

  • General schematic classification of the behavior of pastes,suspensions, and granular materials
  • Systematic review, analysis, and quantification of experimental problems with complex fluids
  • Insight into the flow behavior of complex fluids gained through the most recent discoveries and research techniques
  • Comprehensive rheometrical analysis of data obtained from research across a broad range of industries

Contents

Material Mechanics

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Constitutive Equation
  • Viscometric Flows

Rheopysics of Pastes and Granular Materials

  • Interactions between Material Elements
  • Rheology of Soft Jammed Systems (Pastes)
  • Rheology of Granular Materials
  • Rheology of Granular Pastes

Experimental Procedures and Problems in Paste Viscometry

  • Experimental Procedures
  • Wall Slip
  • Shear Localization
  • Surface Tension Effects
  • Drying
  • Phase Separation
  • Cracking
  • Temperature Effects
  • Inertia Effects and Turbulence

Local Rheometry

  • Techniques for Measuring the Velocity Field in Fluids
  • Rheological Interpretation of Velocity Profiles
  • Velocity Profile Reconstruction From Rheometry
  • Specific Behavior Types
  • Wall Slip Effect
  • Inclined Plane Flow

Nonviscometric Flows of Yield Stress Fluids

  • Displacement of an Object Through a Yield Stress Fluid
  • Squeeze or Stretch Flows
  • Spreading or Coating Flows

Granular Flows in Frictional Regime

  • Viscometric Flows
  • Free Surface Flows
  • Conduit Flows
  • Compression Flows
  • Displacement of an Object
  • Free Surface Flow of a Granular Paste

Practical Rheometrical Techniques

  • Tests Involving Displacement of an Object through Fluid
  • Tests Involving Squeeze Flows
  • Tests Involving Spreading or Coating Flows
  • Tests Involving Conduit Flows
  • Practical Tests for Granular Materials
  • Study of Thixotropy using Practical Rheometrical Tests
  • Applications to Industrial and Environmental Materials

Index

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Rheometry of Pastes Suspensions and Granular Materials
by Philippe Coussot
2005 291 pages $98.95 + shipping
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