Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1990, 55, 403-408

Explicit relationships for the terminal velocity of spherical particles

Miloslav Hartman, Václav Veselý, Karel Svoboda and Vladimír Havlín

Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 165 02 Prague 6-Suchdol


The Turton-Levenspiel correlation for the drag coefficient of a sphere is employed to compare recently proposed explicit equations to predict the free-fall conditions. Predictions of four different expressions are explored over a wide range of Archimedes number.