Sedimentation of a random dilute suspension
Recently Batchelor has calculated the average sedimentation speed of a random dilute suspension. A description of that work is presented here, along with a computation of the variance in the speed. It is shown that under Batchelor's assumptions and in the appropriate continuum limit, the variance is infinite.
KeywordsStokes Equation Stoke Flow Dilute Suspension Approximation Rule Volume Exclusion
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