Chapter 8. Treatment of Variable Physical Properties by Dimensional Analysis

  1. Prof. Dr. Marko Zlokarnik

Published Online: 30 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600566.ch8

Scale-Up in Chemical Engineering

Scale-Up in Chemical Engineering

How to Cite

Zlokarnik, M. (2002) Treatment of Variable Physical Properties by Dimensional Analysis, in Scale-Up in Chemical Engineering, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600566.ch8

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2003
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302666

Online ISBN: 9783527600564

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Keywords:

  • variable physical properties;
  • dimensional analysis;
  • material function;
  • pi-space;
  • Newtonian fluids;
  • temperature dependent viscosity;
  • model material system;
  • non-Newtonian liquids;
  • pseudoplastic flow behavior;
  • viscoelastic flow behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dimensionless Representation of the Material Function

  • Reference-invariant Representation of a Material Function

  • Pi-space at Variable Physical Properties

  • Execution of Model Experiments with Newtonian Fluids Exhibiting Temperature Dependent Viscosity

    • Pi-space and Requirements Concerning the Model Material System

    • Material Data Chart

  • Material Function in non-Newtonian Liquids

    • Pseudoplastic Flow Behavior

    • Viscoelastic Flow Behavior

  • Pi-space in Processes with non-Newtonian Fluids

  • Scale-up in Processes with non-Newtonian Fluids