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    Experimental Investigation on the Accelerated Motion of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Liquid Drops

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Aminzadeh, Milad (Author) ; Firoozabadi, Bahar (Supervisor) ; Afshin, Hossein (Supervisor)
    Abstract
    Motion of liquid drops into another fluid is of central importance in a variety of most commonly used industries. Vast applications of emulsions in food and drug industries as well as using of drops in liquid-liquid extraction processes and direct contact heat exchangers are examples in which dynamics of motion of drops play a significant role in operation and efficiency.
    In present study, we consider the accelerated motion of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid drops experimentally. In order to find the effect of bulk fluid on the motion of drops, air and water are used as bulk fluid. The experiments have been done on Water, Ethanol, Ethyl acetate, n-Hexane and Toluene as Newtonian and... 

    Experimental Study of Droplet Formation in Surfactant Solution

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Niknezhad, Mahdi (Author) ; Firoozabadi, Bahar (Supervisor) ; Afshin, Hossein (Co-Advisor)
    Abstract
    Surfactants are materials that reduces surface tension, and this property has provided a wide range of applications for them. Most of the surfactants reduce surface tensions at the interface of two fluids. The pharmaceutical and food industries, detergents, cosmetics, agricultural pesticides, dye production and oil extraction are among these applications.In this study, the formation of droplets in the presence of three types of surfactants SDS, CTAB and Tween 20 has been investigated. To evaluate the droplet behavior in the presence of specific surfactants, various parameters such as formation time of the droplet, the diameter and length of the droplet formed, the diameter and length of the... 

    The Study of the Effect of Surfactant on the Liquid Drop Motion In Fluid

    , M.Sc. Thesis Sharif University of Technology Kazempour, Ali (Author) ; Firoozabadi, Bahar (Supervisor) ; Afshin, Hossein (Co-Supervisor)
    Abstract
    The drop motion in fluid and the mass transfer is one of the most interesting and favorite topics that has attracted the attention of many researchers. Knowing the functions of the factors affecting the deformation and the process of mass transfer and the effects of the addition of the surfactant, improve the efficiency of the related industrial processes.In this regard, the present study examines how the shape and speed of a moving Newtonian drop in a Newtonian fluid, the mass transfer of soluble material from inside the drop to the surrounding fluid and also the study of the effect of surfactant on the dynamics of moving droplet is studied numerically. During the drop movement, the...