Because of the industrial importance of dispersion and separation technologies, a large number of researches on the floc breakage have been carried out in various fields, but the fundamental mechanism is still poorly understood. In this review, with priority given to our works, fundamental aspects on the breakage of aggregates in fluids are overviewed theoretically and experimentally, using theories and experimental data available at present, and the future works for the better understanding are considered.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||KONA Powder and Particle Journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)
- Materials Science(all)