Explicit Equation for Settling Velocity of Particle

Manish Kumar*, Shri Ram**
* Post Graduate Student, Department of Civil Engineering, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur, India.
* Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur, India.
Periodicity:September - November'2014
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.4.4.3086


The settling velocity of the particle is an important parameter in the area dealing with sedimentation engineering, chemical engineering and environmental engineering. A lot of work has been done by researchers on the determination of expressing settling velocity relation, and as a result lots of relations had come to existence. The major disadvantage with relation is that they cannot come to implant in engineering applications, as most of them hold one or other limitations. In this work, a settling velocity relation has been proposed which is applicable to all ranges of Reynolds number.


Reynolds Number, Settling Velocity

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Kumar,M., and Shriram. (2014). Explicit Equation for Settling Velocity of Particle. i-manager’s Journal on Civil Engineering, 4(4), 18-25. https://doi.org/10.26634/jce.4.4.3086


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