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Rheology of Complex Fluids

  • J. Murali Krishnan
  • Abhijit P. Deshpande
  • P. B. Sunil Kumar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rajendra P. Chhabra
      Pages 3-34
    3. V. Kumaran
      Pages 35-65
    4. Kumbakonam Ramamani Rajagopal
      Pages 67-84
  3. Rheology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Basheer Ashraf Ali, Subramaniam Pushpavanam
      Pages 111-129
    3. Anubhab Roy, Rama Govindarajan
      Pages 131-147
  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. P. Sunthar
      Pages 171-191
    3. Gautam I. Menon
      Pages 193-218
    4. Mehrdad Massoudi
      Pages 219-245
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 247-257

About this book


Rheology of Complex Fluids Abhijit P. Deshpande, J. Murali Krishnan, P. B. Sunil Kumar This book provides an in-depth treatment of complex fluids. A clear understanding of the flow and rheological behavior of such fluids is crucial while carrying out the processing operations, designing equipments which handle/transport these fluids, and in their end-use applications. This book: •Discusses multicomponent-multiphase systems of which most of complex fluids are examples •Covers a wide variety of application areas from polymers to biological systems. •Introduces active fluids, with internal energy generation, and their rheology •Involves multidisciplinary tools, and brings together contributors from different backgrounds Rheology of Complex Fluids is a must-read for researchers and practicing engineers in the complex fluid industry. Selected portions of the book can be used as supplementary teaching material.


Complex Fluids chemical engineering civil engineering complex fluid dynamics fluid mechanics material mechanical engineering mechanics physics polymer rheology simulation stability statics

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Murali Krishnan
    • 1
  • Abhijit P. Deshpande
    • 2
  • P. B. Sunil Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Dept. Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Dept. PhysicsIndian Institute of TechnologyChennaiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Rheology of Complex Fluids
  • Editors Abhijit P. Deshpande
    J. Murali Krishnan
    Sunil Kumar
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4419-6493-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-9727-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4419-6494-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 258
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Engineering Fluid Dynamics
    Polymer Sciences
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