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Blake Number

Blake number is proportional to { (inertial force) / (viscous force) } and is used in momentum transfer in general and flow through beds of solids calculations in particular. It is normally defined in one of the following forms :

 

Blake Number

or

Blake Number

 

Where:

epsilon

=

Void fraction

G

=

Mass velocity

mu

=

Viscosity

rho

=

Density

s

=

Particle area/particle volume

V

=

Velocity