An Amendment of Rotation Speed-Torque Transformation Equation for the Herschel-Bulkley Model in Wide-Gap Coaxial Cylinders Rheometer
The Herschel-Bulkley model is one of the most commonly used rheological models for Non-Newtonian fluids, and it has been applied to describe the non-linear rheological behavior of fresh concrete. However, because it is difficult to transform the measured rotating speed and torque data into fundamental rheological units for coaxial cylinder rheometers, only an approximate approach has been proposed for this model. In order to improve the accuracy of the solution, a new integral equation describing the torque-rotation speed of Herschel-Bulkley model was derived in this paper, and 40 sets of simulated data were used for the comparison between the two methods. The equation introduced in this study was further validated by the experimental data of SCC. The results indicated that the established solution yielded more accurate results than the approximate one.
Y. Liu et al., "An Amendment of Rotation Speed-Torque Transformation Equation for the Herschel-Bulkley Model in Wide-Gap Coaxial Cylinders Rheometer," Construction and Building Materials, vol. 237, Elsevier Ltd, Mar 2020.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117530
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Center for Research in Energy and Environment (CREE)
Keywords and Phrases
Coaxial cylinders rheometer; Herschel-Bulkley model; Rheology; Yield stress
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01 Mar 2020