16. Laminar Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids

  1. Kaplan S. Basniev1,
  2. Nikolay M. Dmitriev1 and
  3. George V. Chilingar2

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118533628.ch16

Mechanics of Fluid Flow

Mechanics of Fluid Flow

How to Cite

Basniev, K. S., Dmitriev, N. M. and Chilingar, G. V. (2012) Laminar Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids, in Mechanics of Fluid Flow, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118533628.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas, Russia

  2. 2

    University of Southern California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118385067

Online ISBN: 9781118533628



  • laminar flow;
  • non-newtonian fluids;
  • viscosimetry;
  • fluid flow;
  • hydraulic resistance factor


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Simple Shear

  • Classification of Non-Newtonian Fluids

  • Viscosimetry

  • Fluid Flow in an Infinitely-Long Round Tube

  • Rotational Fluid Flow within a Ring Gap

  • Integral Technique in Viscosimetry

  • Hydraulic Resistance Factor

  • Additional Remarks to the Calculation of Non-Newtonian Fluids Flow in Tubes