Variance in the sedimentation speed of a suspension

Russel Caflisch, Jonathan H C Luke

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The variance in the sedimentation speed for a homogeneous suspension of solid spheres in a Stokes fluid is calculated for a particular choice of the distribution function of the spheres. In the infinite particle number limit, the variance is found to be infinite.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)759-760
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume28
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1985

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Caflisch, R., & Luke, J. H. C. (1985). Variance in the sedimentation speed of a suspension. Physics of Fluids, 28(3), 759-760.

Variance in the sedimentation speed of a suspension. / Caflisch, Russel; Luke, Jonathan H C.

In: Physics of Fluids, Vol. 28, No. 3, 1985, p. 759-760.

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Caflisch, R & Luke, JHC 1985, 'Variance in the sedimentation speed of a suspension', Physics of Fluids, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 759-760.
Caflisch, Russel ; Luke, Jonathan H C. / Variance in the sedimentation speed of a suspension. In: Physics of Fluids. 1985 ; Vol. 28, No. 3. pp. 759-760.
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