Accession Number : ADA018889

Title :   The Motion of Ellipsoidal Particles in a Viscous Shear Flow. I. The First-Order Solutions.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS

Personal Author(s) : Chang,I-Dee

Report Date : APR 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The slow gyration of an ellipsoid in a shear flow is studied by a singular perturbation method. The aim of the investigation is to examine the nonlinear effect of the fluid on the orbit of gyration. The small parameter used in the analysis is the shear Reynolds number.

Descriptors :   *Viscous flow, *Particles, *Ellipsoids, *Perturbation theory, *Fluid mechanics, Shear stresses, Motion, Approximation(Mathematics), Flow fields, Rotation, Equations of motion, Strain(Mechanics), Deformation, Colloids, Orbits, Reynolds number, Iterations

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Numerical Mathematics
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE