# Prediction of the Viscosity of Multimodal Suspensions from Unimodal Viscosity Data

@inproceedings{Farris1968PredictionOT, title={Prediction of the Viscosity of Multimodal Suspensions from Unimodal Viscosity Data}, author={Richard J . Farris}, year={1968} }

A theoretical treatment of particle‐particle interaction is described from which the viscosity‐concentration behavior of multimodal suspensions of rigid particles can be related to the viscosity‐concentration behavior of the unimodal components. From this theory, the viscosity of multimodal suspensions can be calculated and shows excellent agreement with existing experimental data. Blend ratios that will produce minimum viscosities are simply derived from the theory and agree well with…

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