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Rheology of Dilute Polymer Solutions and Engine Lubricants in High Deformation Rate Extensional Flows Produced by Bubble Collapse

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M. S. Barrow, S. W. J. Brown, S. Cordy, P. R. Williams, R. L. Williams

Center for Complex Fluids Processing, School of Engineering, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP UK

J. Fluids Eng 126(2), 162-169 (May 03, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1667889 History: Received June 03, 2003; Revised October 30, 2003; Online May 03, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Apparatus and ancillary recording equipment including high-speed camera and pressure recording system
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(a) Cyclic pressure-tension record accompanying cavitation showing initial tension pulse and (b) high-amplitude pressure pulse
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Formation of liquid jet. Four (nonconsecutive) images from a sequence recorded at 2,000 f.p.s in which the tube’s vertical axis appears horizontally. The liquid (a commercial 10W40 multigrade engine oil) is located to the left of the liquid-air interface which appears as the dark vertical band.
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Extension rate as a function of time for Newtonian glycerol/water mixture and 5wppm solution of xanthan gum
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Jet deceleration as a function of time for Newtonian glycerol/water mixture and 5wppm solution of xanthan gum
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Extension rate as a function of time for Newtonian and 15W40 multigrade oils
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Jet deceleration as a function of time for Newtonian and 15W40 multigrade oils
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Extension rate as a function of time for Newtonian and 5W30 multigrade oil
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Jet deceleration as a function of time for Newtonian and 5W30 multigrade oil
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Extension rate as a function of time for Newtonian oil and 10W40 multigrade oils
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Jet deceleration as a function of time for Newtonian oil and 10W40 multigrade oils
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Calculated values of the Trouton ratio for a Newtonian glycerol/water mixture and solutions of xanthan gum. The broken line indicates a Trouton ratio of 3.
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Calculated values of the Trouton ratio for the 15W40 oils and their Newtonian counterpart. The broken line indicates a Trouton ratio of 3.
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Calculated values of the Trouton ratio for the 5W30 oil and its Newtonian counterpart. The broken line indicates a Trouton ratio of 3.
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Calculated values of the Trouton ratio for the 10W40 oils and their Newtonian counterpart. The broken line indicates a Trouton ratio of 3.

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