Core-annular flows

D. D. Joseph, R. Bai, Kangping Chen, Y. Y. Renardy

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This paper gives an overview of the issues posed by the science and technology of transporting heavy oils in a sheath of lubricating water. It touches on measures of energy efficiency, industrial experience, fouling, stability, models of levitation, and future directions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-90
Number of pages26
JournalAnnual Review of Fluid Mechanics
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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