Seminar Announcement, 11/17/2015
Levich Institute Seminar Announcement, 11/17/2015
Tuesday, 11/17/2015
2:00 PM
Steinman Hall, Room #312
(Chemical Engineering Conference Room)

Professor Elizabeth Guazzelli
Groupe Ecoulements de Particules
(GEP Laboratoire IUSTI-CNRS

"Rheology of Dense Suspensions of Non Colloidal Spheres in Yield-Stress Fluids"


Pressure-imposed rheometry is used to study the rheological properties of suspensions of non colloidal spheres in yield stress fluids. Accurate measurements for both the shear stress and particle normal stress are obtained in the dense regime. The rheological measurements are favorably compared to a model based on scaling arguments and homogenization methods. The detailed account of this study can be found in Dagois-Bohy, S., Hormozi, S., Guazzelli, E., and Pouliquen, O. (2015). Rheology of dense suspensions of non-colloidal spheres in yield-stress fluids. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 776, R2.


Aix-Marseille Universit.e, CNRS, IUSTI UMR 7343,13453 Marseille


Particulate flows, dense suspensions, sedimentation

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