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Agglomeration of ceramic powdersA research program directed at a critical comparison of numerical models for power agglomeration with experimental observations is currently underway. Central to this program is the quantitative characterization of the distribution of mass within an agglomerate as a function of time. Current experiments are designed to restrict agglomeration to a surface, which is oriented perpendicular to the force of gravity. These experiments are discussed with reference to: their significance to ceramic processing; artifacts which may be avoided in microgravity experiments; and the comparison of information available in real space (from optical microscopy) to that in reciprocal space (from light scattering). The principle machine requirement appears to be a need to obtain information at small scattering angles.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Cawley, James D.
(Ohio State Univ. Columbus, OH, United States)
Larosa, Judith
(Ohio State Univ. Columbus, OH, United States)
Dirkse, Fredrick
(Ohio State Univ. Columbus, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1989
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Lewis Research Center, NASA Laser Light Scattering Advanced Technology Development Workshop, 1988
Subject Category
Nonmetallic Materials
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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