An experimental study of particle effects on drop formation

  title={An experimental study of particle effects on drop formation},
  author={Roy J. Furbank and Jeffrey F. Morris},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
The formation of drops of particulate suspensions composed of spherical, neutrally buoyant, noncolloidal particles in a viscous liquid is examined experimentally. The suspensions are investigated over a range of particle volume fractions, φ=nπdp3/6 where n is the particle number density and dp is the particle diameter (dp=212–250 μm in most of the experiments), and for flow through three tubes of outer diameters d=0.16, 0.32 and 0.64 cm; the corresponding inner diameters are 0.10, 0.22, and 0… 
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