Aeration, low and high viscosity mixing, fluid shear, shear rate, velocity gradient,
velocity profile, shear stress, turbulence, uniform suspension, blend time, flow, head, shear,
swirling, flooding, fillets, filleting, solids uniformity, flow-controlled operations, circulation
pattern, physical contacting, pumping capacity, flow number, power number, head number, impeller flow
rates, primary flow, top-to-bottom motion, minimum fluid motion, turbulence regimes, laminar,
transitional, turbulent flow, Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow, pseudoplastic fluids, process
viscosity, close-clearance mixing, temperature uniformity, terminal settling velocity of the
particles, hindered settling solids, degree of suspension, complete on-bottom motion, complete
off-bottom motion, complete uniformity, solids distribution, geysering, gas hold-up, degree of
dispersion, minimum gas dispersion, k-factor, sparging, power consumption, surface aeration.
Flue gas desulfurization, petroleum crude oil storage tanks, solids wet out, paint
industry, pigments, resins, polymers, polymerization, phosphoric acid attack tanks, solvent
extraction, mineral bio-leaching and bio-oxidation, BIOX, agitated leaching, flotation, waste water,
mud mixing, draft-tube aerators, mammalian cell cultures, media preparation, Terephthalic acid
oxidizers, precipitation, rubber dissolving, food processing.