The variance in the sedimentation speed for a homogeneous suspension of solid spheres in a Stokes fluid is calculated for a particular choice of the distribution function of the spheres. In the infinite particle number limit, the variance is found to be infinite.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Computational Mechanics
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Mechanics of Materials
- Mechanical Engineering
- Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes