Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 14, Issue 10, pp 385–391 | Cite as

Scattered-light flow-optic relations adaptable to three-dimensional flow birefringence

A set of flow-optic relations adaptable to three-dimensional scattered-light birefringence has been developed. These relations have been applied to several problems and the agreement with analytical solutions was good
  • W. J. McAfee
  • H. Pih
Article

Abstract

The scattered-light method has been studied with the aim of developing a flow-optic relation which can be used for the analysis of three-dimensional flow problems of Newtonian fluids utilizing flow birefringence. A set of flow-optic relations which potentially can be adapted to three-dimensional scattered-light birefringent analysis has been developed on a phenomenological basis for the aqueous suspensions of Milling Yellow. Good agreement with theoretical solutions was obtained when these relations were applied to flows through channels of three different geometries.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Milling Fluid Dynamics Newtonian Fluid Aqueous Suspension 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. McAfee
    • 1
  • H. Pih
    • 2
  1. 1.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak Ridge
  2. 2.Department of Engineering MechanicsThe University of TennesseeKnoxville

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