The non-monotonic shear-thinning flow of two strongly cohesive concentrated suspensions

  title={The non-monotonic shear-thinning flow of two strongly cohesive concentrated suspensions},
  author={Richard Buscall and Tiara E. Kusuma and Anthony D Stickland and Sayuri Nadeeka Rubasingha and Peter J. Scales and Hui-En Teo and Graham L. Worrall},
  journal={Journal of Non-newtonian Fluid Mechanics},
Abstract The behaviour in simple shear of two concentrated and strongly cohesive mineral suspensions showing highly non-monotonic flow curves is described. Two rheometric test modes were employed, controlled stress and controlled shear-rate. In controlled stress mode the materials showed runaway flow above a yield stress, which, for one of the suspensions, varied substantially in value and seemingly at random from one run to the next, such that the up flow-curve appeared to be quite… 
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