Rheological properties of PHPA polymer support fluids

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Lam, Carlos; Martin, P J; Jefferis, S A;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1061/(asce)mt.1943-5533.0001252
  • Subject: Polymer | Rheology | Engineering implications | Steady shear viscosity | Bentonite | Bingham-plastic models | Support excavations | Viscoelastic properties | Slurries | Viscosity | Shear deformation | Shear flow | Excavation | Viscoelasticity | Rheological property | Polymers | Bored piles | Laboratory studies
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Soft Condensed Matter | Physics::Fluid Dynamics

Synthetic polymer fluids are becoming a popular replacement for bentonite slurries to support excavations for deep foundation elements. However, the rheological properties of the polymer fluids used in excavation support have not been studied in detail, and there is cur... View more
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