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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1166155
Description: Objectives: Tremor may be expected to interfere with the performance of fine motor tasks such as surgery. While tremor is readily quantified in inactive subjects, it is more challenging to measure tre ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1073868
Description: The nature of attractive particulate networks, yield stresses, and normal stress differences is systematically reviewed, each in terms of the relevant definitions, underlying mechanisms, and current m ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1247189
Description: Processing of minerals and metals involves phenomena functioning over a wide range of length scales. Equipment is generally large in order to process the required large flow rates, yet achieving the f ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1048240
Description: Froth flotation is an exceedingly complex physicochemical process. The convenience of distilling much of the complexity of the particle-bubble interactions into a single parameter has led to the conti ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1206430
Description: Background: Tremor is a major impediment to performing fine motor tasks, as in microsurgery. However, conventional measurements do not involve tasks representative of microsurgery. Method: We develope ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/332401
Description: The drag coefficients for a prolate ellipsoid moving along its axis of symmetry, in the creeping flow regime, either towards or away from a plane surface are calculated. The plane surface may have eit ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045941
Description: Recent experimental measurements of induction time made by direct observation with the 'Milli-Timer' indicated that angular particles were able to attach much more rapidly than spherical particles. Th ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045940
Description: Froth flotation is an exceedingly complex physicochemical process. The convenience of distilling much of the complexity of the bubble-particle interactions into a single parameter has led to the conti ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299105
Description: There has long been speculation as to whether some particle shapes are more 'floatable' than others, which might be due to differences in the induction period required to achieve attachment between th ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300838
Description: In numerous natural and industrial situations, including froth flotation, particles and bubbles interact, and sometimes attachment is achieved. Through direct experimental observation of a particle dr ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300820
Description: Bubbles found in nature or in industrial systems are often presumed to have immobile surfaces (i.e. a 'no-slip' boundary condition), due to surfactant adsorption. Even trace amounts of surfactants in ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299099
Description: The success of flotation is governed by particle-bubble attachment. A convenient means of predicting the attachment compares the duration of sliding 'contact' with the induction time. Whereas a number ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299106
Description: Flotation is an important unit operation in the minerals industry, among others. Current state-of-the-art flotation modelling combines computational fluid dynamics (CFD) with user-defined algorithms b ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299087
Description: A comparison of the dewaterability of a range of water treatment plant sludges has been completed through computation of dewatering performance indicators for a diaphragm filter press. Real parameter ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/304398
Description: This study quantifies the effect of polymer flocculation (at the head of the plant) upon the dewatering of sludges generated in conventional drinking water treatment. A rigorous theoretical framework ... More
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