Determination of the critical Shields number for particle erosion in laminar flow

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Ouriemi, Malika; Aussillous, Pascale; Medale, Marc; Peysson, Yannick; Guazzelli, Élisabeth;
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.2747677
  • Subject: [PHYS.COND.CM-SCM]Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat]/Soft Condensed Matter [cond-mat.soft] | [ PHYS.COND.CM-SCM ] Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat]/Soft Condensed Matter [cond-mat.soft]

International audience; We present reproducible experimental measurements for the onset of grain motion in laminar flow and find a constant critical Shields number for particle erosion, i.e., c = 0.12± 0.03, over a large range of small particle Reynolds number: 1.5 10 −... View more
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