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Suspensions Flow Described by Means of a Micropolar Fluid Theory and Apparent Viscosity of Aggregable Particles Suspension in a Couette Flow

  • P. Mills
  • J. M. Rubi
  • D. Quemada


In this paper suspension flow described by means of a micropolar fluid theory is studied. We will assume that the shear stress is weak enough to neglect the influence of a particle free marginal zone. The apparent viscosity of aggregable suspensions is calculated in a Couette flow. The result is compared to human blood viscometric data.


Shear Rate Wall Shear Stress Apparent Viscosity COUETTE Flow Micropolar Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Mills
    • 1
  • J. M. Rubi
    • 2
  • D. Quemada
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de BiorhéologieUniversité PARIS VIIParisFrance
  2. 2.Departemento de TermologiaUniversidad de BarcelonaBarcelonaEspaña

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