hindered settling

hindered settling

[′hin·dərd ′set·liŋ]
(mining engineering)
Settling of particles in a thick suspension in water through which their fall is hindered by rising water.
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x = fraction of eddies with velocities exceeding the hindered settling velocity of the particles
Chapter 8 on fluidization in packed beds has been expanded and includes a section on sedimentation and hindered settling in non-Newtonian fluids.