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|Title:||On the breakup of a non-newtonian drop in an extensional flow|
|Authors:||Favelukis, M. |
|Source:||Favelukis, M.,Lavrenteva, O.M.,Nir, A. (2004). On the breakup of a non-newtonian drop in an extensional flow. Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings 3 : 3298-3302. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The condition for the breakup, of a power-law non-Newtonian slender drop in a Newtonian liquid in an axisymmetric extensional flow, has been theoretically studied. The problem is governed by four dimensionless numbers: The capillary number, the Reynolds number, the viscosity ratio and the power-law index. The results suggest that the critical capillary number for drop breakup increases as the Reynolds number, the viscosity ratio and the power-law index decrease.|
|Source Title:||Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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