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The creeping motion of liquid drops through a circular tube of comparable diameter

Ho, B. P. and Leal, L. G. (1975) The creeping motion of liquid drops through a circular tube of comparable diameter. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 71 (2). pp. 361-383. ISSN 0022-1120.

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The creeping motion through a circular tube of neutrally buoyant Newtonian drops which have an undeformed radius comparable to that of the tube was studied experimentally. Both a Newtonian and a viscoelastic suspending fluid were used in order to determine the influence of viscoelasticity. The extra pressure drop owing to the presence of the suspended drops, the shape and velocity of the drops, and the streamlines of the flow are reported for various viscosity ratios, total flow rates and drop sizes.

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Additional Information:Copyright © 1975 Cambridge University Press. (Received 13 January 1975) This work was supported, in part, by NSF Grant ENG 74-17590, and, in part, by Grant 6489-AC7 from the Petroleum Research Fund, administered by t8he American Chemical Society.
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