Document Type





lubrication, creep, multiphase flow, suspensions, spherical configuration, cylindrical configuration, simulation, particles, asymptotic solutions


Chemical Engineering


A new method is described for incorporating close-field, lubrication forces between pairs of particles into the multiparticle Stokes flow calculations. The method is applied to the suspensions of both spherical as well as cyliridrical particles, and results computed by the method are shown to be in excellent agreement with the exact known results available in the literature.

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