Measurements were made of the turbulence intensity of blood of various hematocrits (volume percentage of red cells in blood) flowing through an orifice. The maximum relative turbulence intensity was found to occur in the hematocrit range of 20% - 30%.
Blick, E. F.; Sabban, H. N.; and Stein, P. D., "Red Blood Cells and Turbulence" (1975). Symposia on Turbulence in Liquids. 14.
4th Biennial Symposium on Turbulence in Liquids (1975: Sep., Rolla, MO)
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Article - Conference proceedings
Applied Turbulence Measurements
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