Title: Amendment to published paper: ''Turbulent coagulation model considering effects of London-van der Waals force and wettability''

Authors: Takehiro Nakaoka, Katsutoshi Matsumoto, Hirotada Arai, Shin-ichi Shimasaki, Shoji Taniguchi

Addresses: Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan. ' Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Hachinohe National College of Technology, Japan. ' Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Japan. ' Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Japan. ' Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, Japan

Abstract: This paper is to correct a mistake in the authors| previous paper (Nakaoka et al., Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 2008, 8(5), 270-275), which originated in the solution procedure of the population-balance (PB) equation.

Keywords: non-metallic inclusion; turbulent coagulation; coagulation coefficient; clean metal; Hamaker constant; Saffman-Turner model; Higashitani model; film thinning models; particle size grouping method; coagulation modelling; agitated water; coagulating particles; London-van der Waals force; wettability; turbulent shear force.

DOI: 10.1504/PCFD.2010.030424

Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, 2010 Vol.10 No.1, pp.62 - 63

Published online: 15 Dec 2009 *

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