Flow of a fluid—solid mixture between flat plates
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A mathematical description for a flowing mixture of solid particulates and a fluid is developed within the context of mixture theory. Specifically, the equations governing the flow of a two-component mixture of a Newtonian fluid and a granular solid are derived. These relatively general equations are then reduced to a system of coupled ordinary differential equations describing a steady flow of the mixture between flat plates. The resulting boundary value problem is solved numerically and results are presented for cases in which drag and lift interactions are important. © 1991.
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Johnson, G., Massoudi, M., & Rajagopal, K. R.