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Colliding particles in highly turbulent flows

Mehlig, Bernhard; Uski, Ville and Wilkinson, Michael (2007). Colliding particles in highly turbulent flows. Physics of Fluids, 19(9)

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We discuss relative velocities and the collision rate of small particles suspended in a highly turbulent fluid. In the limit where the viscous damping is very weak, we estimate the relative velocities using the Kolmogorov cascade principle. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1070-6631
Keywords: Speed; Fluids; Waves; Turbulence; Numerical analysis; Mathematical analysis
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 15638
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2009 14:01
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:26
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