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Conditions for the occurrence of elastic turbulence in polymer solution flows through porous media

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The occurrence of elastic turbulence and accompanying resistance anomalies in filtrational polymer solution flows is investigated. The critical value of the Weissenberg number is determined for a porous medium composed of spheres of the same size.

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Institute for Problems of Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 66, No. 3, pp. 267–274, March, 1994.

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Tsiklauri, M.G. Conditions for the occurrence of elastic turbulence in polymer solution flows through porous media. J Eng Phys Thermophys 66, 233–239 (1994). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00862835

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Keywords

  • Polymer
  • Statistical Physic
  • Porous Medium
  • Polymer Solution
  • Solution Flow