Accession Number:

ADA003941

Title:

Recent Progress in Polymer Drag Reduction

Descriptive Note:

Research and development rept. Jan-Apr 1974

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

Recent developments on various aspects of polymer friction reduction in turbulent flow are reviewed, with special emphasis on the areas where intensive work is currently under way. Detailed attention is paid to the topics of drag-reducing suspensions, heat transfer in polymer solutions, and the effect of polymers on cavitation, jets, and lift.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE