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The effect of flow conditions on the stability of flocs

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An investigation into aggregate breakage has been carried out using suspensions of uniform polystyrene spheres destabilised by addition of salt or polymer. A controlled flow apparatus was used to expose the suspended aggregates to turbulent pipe flow of variable intensity and duration. Analysis of aggregate size distribution was carried out using the HIAC light obscuration technique. [Continues.]

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SERC[?]

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  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Chemical Engineering

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© Andrew Geoffrey Rushton

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1990

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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