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The flow of rheologically complex fluids in industrial equipment poses a number of challenges, not least from a modeling point of view. Research is needed to further understand and be able to predict the flow behavior of such materials and to investigate ways of improving their processing. The Non-Newtonian Solid-Liquid fluid flow behavior in horizontal and vertical pipes can be predicted by various methods which are mention in the paper. In the literature, it is also shows that Computational Fluid dyanamices (CFD) has sufficient capability to deal with such type of flow and was capable of giving predictions of pressure drop which were probably better and more reliable than the correlations available in the literature.


Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 62 – 73, ISSN 1335-2393


  Solid Liquid Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in Pipe: A Review


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