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The Weissenberg Effect

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… makes liquid climb like spaghetti winding up a fork

The Weissenberg Effect happens when a fluid behaves in a very counter-intuitive way. Instead of being driven away from a spinning object, it starts climbing. Take a look at something you may have seen at home—but you’ve probably never noticed. Read the rest of this entry »

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September 21, 2015 at 9:41 pm

Posted in Fluid Dynamics

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