Stokes Flow Past a Fluid Sphere

By Adam Powell

Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

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Abstract

The solution to the Stokes flow equations for viscous flow past a viscous sphere, which in the limiting cases of zero and infinite interior viscosity gives the drag force on bubbles and solid spheres respectively.

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Copyright 2002, 2003 Adam C. Powell, IV,
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  • Adam Powell (2019), "Stokes Flow Past a Fluid Sphere," http://nanohub.org/resources/30162.

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