Jamin effect

Jamin effect

[jə′mēn i‚fekt]
(fluid mechanics)
Resistance to flow of a column of liquid divided by air bubbles in a capillary tube, even when subjected to a substantial pressure difference between the ends of the tube.
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During fluid flow in the microcrack (for exception of the Jamin effect influence) the crack saturation with simultaneous vacuuming were produced at low pressure by the investigated fluid.
Jamin effect is origin of the additional backpressure in the porous medium due to the fact that the pore channel presents capillaries structure of the variable radius and forms.
The obtained microcracked effect for homogeneous fluid purified from air or gas is an analog of Jamin effect and it is called as microcracked fluid effect.