heterogeneous fluid

heterogeneous fluid

[‚hed·ə·rə′jē·nē·əs ′flü·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
A fluid within which the density varies from point to point; for most purposes the atmosphere must be treated as heterogeneous, particularly with regard to the decrease of density with height.
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The current patent relates to a method for processing a fluidic mixture in a multi-stage hydrodynamic cavitation device and is used for processing heterogeneous fluids by the controllable formation of cavitation bubbles.
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