Today and Future Possibilities of Industrial Applications of Drag Reduction

  • J. Pollert
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


The paper sets out details of specific drag reduction applications and are divided from flow point of view into internal and external flow. These include: hydrotransport, transport of sludges in pipelines and sedimentation, heating circuits, irrigation, hydro-power stations, sewers, marine and hydrofoils and jet-cutting. Wherever possible field test or industrial utilization results are included and discussed.


Drag Reduction Polymer Additive Full Scale Experiment Diversion Tunnel Polymer Injection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Pollert
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  1. 1.Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Hydraulics and HydrologyTechnical University of PraguePragueCzechoslovakia

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