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Main Title Free Falling Particle in Density Stratified Fluid.
Author Ku, Chin Y. ;
CORP Author Puerto Rico Univ., Mayaguez. Water Resources Research Inst.
Year Published 1972
Report Number UPRICO-WRRI-PR-72-32; OWRR-A-032-PR; 04633,; A-032-PR(1)
Stock Number PB-214 499
Additional Subjects ( Fluid flow ; Particles) ; ( Particles ; Equations of motion) ; ( Sedimentation ; Mathematical models) ; Theorems ; Thermoclines ; Stratification ; Density ratio ; Free fall models ; Experimental data ; Computer programs ; Viscosity ; Gravity ; Hydrodynamics ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-214 499 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 56p
Free falling particle due to gravity in a linear density stratified fluid was investigated theoretically and experimentally. The equations governing particle motion in a homogeneous viscous fluid can be applied to this case if the density stratified fluid body is considered to be composed of infinite homogeneous layers of finite thickness. The particle motion is found to be a function of the fluid density gradient. The proposed calculation of particle displacement can describe the phenomena of particle sedimentation in zones of thermoclines in most natural water bodies. (Author)