Coagulation and Sedimentation

by J. M. DallaValle, Georgia Inst. of Technology, School of Chemical Eng., Atlanta, Ga.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-11

Document Type: Journal Paper


By assuming initially monodisperse system of particles or nuclei, chance of collisions leading to 1, 2, 3, etc, aggregated particles is computed according to procedure used by Smoluchowski; effect of settling is ignored by assuming process is very fast; discussion of general law of settling of dilute as well as highly concentrated suspensions.

Subject Headings: Coagulation | Sediment | Particles | Aggregates | Dilution

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