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Issues in the statistical mechanics of steady sedimentation

Ramaswamy, S (2001) Issues in the statistical mechanics of steady sedimentation. In: Advances In Physics, 50 (3). pp. 297-341.

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A critical review is presented of recent experimental and theoretical work on the steady sedimentation of particulate suspensions in viscous fluids. The point of view is that of a practitioner of non-equilibrium statistical physics rather than classical fluid mechanics.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Advances In Physics
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Group
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Taylor and Francis Group.
Keywords: Discretized Boltzmann-Equation;Driven Diffusive Systems;Non-Brownian Spheres;Phase-Separation;Velocity Fluctuations;Concentrated Suspensions;Colloidal Suspensions;Particulate Suspensions;Hydrodynamic Diffusion;Numerical Simulations.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2009 05:45
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/17104

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