Shear Thinning

  • Avner Friedman
  • David S. Ross
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 3)


Colloidal dispersions consist of small particles, with linear dimensions generally around 0.1 μm to 10 μm, dispersed in a liquid such as water or an organic solvent. The particles interact with one another as well as with the fluid. The interactions include hydrodynamic and non-hydrodynamic forces; the particles may also undergo Brownian motion.


Shear Rate Brownian Motion Peclet Number Colloidal Dispersion Brownian Dynamic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Avner Friedman
    • 1
  • David S. Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsRochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA

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