Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 292–302 | Cite as

A review of research on nanoparticulate flow undergoing coagulation

  • Jianzhong LinEmail author
  • Linlin Huo
Review Paper


Nanoparticulate flows occur in a wide range of natural phenomena and engineering applications and, hence, have attracted much attention. The purpose of the present paper is to provide a review of the research conducted over the last decade. The research covered relates to the Brownian coagulation of monodisperse and polydisperse particles, the Taylor-series expansion method of moment, and nanoparticle distributions due to coagulation in pipe and channel flow, jet flow, and the mixing layer and in the process of flame synthesis and deposition.


Nanoparticulate flow Coagulation Review 



The project was supported by the Major Program of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant 11132008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Fluid Measurement and SimulationChina Jiliang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Institute of Fluid EngineeringZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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