Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 104-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Fluid Mechanics (01j)

#236 - Particulate and Multiphase Flows (01J09)
This session will focus on theoretical, experimental, and numerical studies on microscopic and macroscopic hydrodynamic phenomena in suspensions, slurries, and other dispersed multiphase systems including (but not limited to) liquid-liquid or bubbly liquid systems.
Chair:Jeffrey F. Morris
CoChair:Nivedita R. Gupta
8:30 AMBuoyancy-Driven Drop Squeezing through a Constriction
Thomas Ratcliffe, Robert H. Davis, Alexander Z. Zinchenko
8:45 AMBinary Interaction of Deformable Capsules In a Shear Flow
RamMurthy Kalluri, Prosenjit Bagchi
9:00 AMUsing Stokes Cradle to Investigate Collisions Between 3 Wetted Particles
Carly M. Donahue, Christine M. Hrenya, Gustavo G. Joseph, Robert H. Davis, Alexandra Zelinskaya, Kenshiro Nakagawa
9:15 AMTransverse Migration of Particles and Bubbles in Oscillatory Tube Flow
Philip P. Schonewill, David T. Leighton Jr.
9:30 AMFluid-Particle Drag In Bidisperse Gas-Solid Suspensions
Xiaolong Yin, William Holloway, Sankaran Sundaresan
9:45 AMStructure and Dynamics of Settling Suspensions of Finite-Reynolds Number Fibers
Donald L. Koch, Mansoo Shin
10:00 AMBimodal Suspension Flow through An Abrupt Contraction-Expansion
Nancy F. Zeng, Holly J. Hester-Reilly, Nina C. Shapley
10:15 AMNormal Stress Distribution In Squeeze Flow as An Indicator of the Transition from Fluid Flow to Granular Flow In Concentrated Suspensions
Khosrow Khodabandehlou, Francis A. Gadala-Maria
10:30 AMShear Rate Dependence of the Effective Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity of a Granular "Fluid"
Isabel Figueroa, Joseph J. McCarthy
10:45 AMFinite Element Modeling of Foam Self-Expansion
Rekha R. Rao, Harry K Moffat, David R Noble, Lisa A Mondy, Douglas B. Adolf, James Mahoney

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