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Rheological properties of water based slurry under turbulent flow condition

Author Affiliations

  • 1Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, 492010, C.G, India
  • 2Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, 492010, C.G, India
  • 3Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, 492010, C.G, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (2), Pages 46-53, February,2 (2017)


In previous researches the testing of additives had been performed under laminar flow conditions where as in this paper, results are taken under turbulence flow condition. So the results that are getting from this research may be varying from other that had been performed under laminar flow condition. This paper presents the effect of different additives on rheological properties of water- bentonite slurry by studying the rheological behaviour of additives. This work present the results to relate the turbulent flow condition of any fluid flow. In the present investigation, 19 different samples have been prepared by varying concentration of additives. The variation of shear stress and shear rate has been plotted and on the basis of this behaviour of fluids has been explained. The value of k and n are calculated by using Power law.


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