Gyroscopic effects in a rotating sleeve hydrocyclone

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Abstract

In this short note, we give a simple explanation of a paradox observed in the rotating sleeve hydrocyclones based on the hypothesized existence of a Taylor column. A simple test to verify the existence of such a column is described. The effect of such a column upon the efficiency of the device is described, together with a suggested improvement of the design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-95
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Mathematics Letters
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Mathematics

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