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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true fluid temperature); 3) A special case occurs when inclusions are trapped from a heterogeneous fluid. Then the homogenization temperatures of unmixed fluid end-members approach the true fluid temperatures (e.g.
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