Drag reduction by additives: a review

  • F. T. M. Nieuwstadt
  • J. M. J. den Toonder
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 415)


A review is given of the effect of drag-reduction by additives in turbulent flow. In this review we discuss both the experimental results and the relevant theoretical developments.


Reynolds Stress Newtonian Fluid Pipe Flow Viscous Sublayer Elongational Viscosity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. T. M. Nieuwstadt
    • 1
  • J. M. J. den Toonder
    • 2
  1. 1.J.M. Burgers CentreDelft University of TechnologyDelftthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Philips Research LaboratoriesEindhoventhe Netherlands

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