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Two-Fluid Flow Between Rotating Annular Disks

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J. E. Zweig

Applied Mathematics and Mechanics Division, Benet R&E Laboratories, Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, N. Y.

H. J. Sneck

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y.

J. of Lubrication Tech 98(2), 214-222 (Apr 01, 1976) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3452798 History: Received July 02, 1975; Online October 20, 2010

Abstract

The general hydrodynamic behavior at small clearance Reynolds numbers of two fluids of different density and viscosity occupying the finite annular space between a rotating and stationary disk is explored using a simplified version of the Navier-Stokes equations which retains only the centrifugal force portion of the inertia terms. A criterion for selecting the annular flow fields that are compatible with physical reservoirs is established and then used to determine the conditions under which two-fluid flows in the annulus might be expected for specific fluid combinations.

Copyright © 1976 by ASME
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