Biochemical Engineering - Fluid Flow - Discussion

Discussion :: Fluid Flow - Section 1 (Q.No.3)


A fluid in which the viscosity decreases with increasing stirrer speed and mixing time, can be represented as

[A]. newtonian fluid
[B]. pseudoplastic, thixotropic fluid
[C]. dilatant, rheopectic fluid
[D]. dilatant, pseudoplastic fluid

Answer: Option B


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Vijay Kumar said: (Jun 9, 2013)  
The fluid shows decreasing in viscosity when increase in shear stress.

Because it is a shear thinning process.

For example : paints and oils.

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