Chapter 61. Fluid Flow Phenomena in the Generation of Boron Carbide Suspensions in Magnesium Melts

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. O. J. Ilegbusi and
  2. J. Szekely

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310496.ch61

Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 7/8

Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 7/8

How to Cite

Ilegbusi, O. J. and Szekely, J. (1988) Fluid Flow Phenomena in the Generation of Boron Carbide Suspensions in Magnesium Melts, in Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramic Materials, Part 1 of 2: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 9, Issue 7/8 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310496.ch61

Author Information

  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 02139

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374801

Online ISBN: 9780470310496

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Keywords:

  • melt-solid;
  • suspension;
  • moderately;
  • oversimplification;
  • nonuniform

Summary

A mathematical representation is developed for the behavior of moderately concentrated magnesium-boron carbide suspensions when subjected to electromagnetic stirring or mechanical agitation. A power-law relationship is employed for the apparent non-Newtonian viscosity of the suspension.