A General Correlation for Turbulent Velocity Profiles of Dilute Polymer Solutions

Chanson, Hubert (1992) A General Correlation for Turbulent Velocity Profiles of Dilute Polymer Solutions. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 30 6: 857-861.

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Author Chanson, Hubert
Title A General Correlation for Turbulent Velocity Profiles of Dilute Polymer Solutions
Journal name Journal of Hydraulic Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-1686
Publication date 1992-01-01
Sub-type Discussion - responses, round table/panel discussions, Q&A, reply
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Volume 30
Issue 6
Start page 857
End page 861
Total pages 5
Language eng
Subject 290699 Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified
290000 Engineering and Technology
291899 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
291800 Interdisciplinary Engineering
290802 Water and Sanitary Engineering
290800 Civil Engineering
Abstract The writer would like to congratulate the authors for their complete and comprehensive study of turbulent velocity profiles of dilute polymer solutions. He wish to draw their attention to the similarity between the mechanisms of drag reduction due to the injection of polymers and the reduction of friction factor due to air entrainment in high velocity open channel flows.
Keyword drag reduction
open channel flows
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Additional Notes CHANSON, H. (1992). "A General Correlation for Turbulent Velocity Profiles of Dilute Polymer Solutions - Discussion." Jl of Hyd. Res., IAHR, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 857-861 (ISSN 0022-1686). Copyright 1992 The American Society of Civil Engineers.

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