Entropic Measures of Mixing Tailored for Various Applications
AIP Conference Proceedings, 8'th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
Mixing is an important component in most processing operations including but not limited to polymer processing. Generically, mixing refers to the system capability to reduce composition nonuniformity. Since the entropy is the rigorous measure of disorder or system homogeneity, we will explore in this presentation various ways to employ the entropy to characterize the state of mixing in a multi-component system. The various species can be initially present in the system or they can evolve as a result of a dispersive mixing operation involving a cohesive minor component.
Alemaskin, Kirill; Camesasca, Marco; Zloczower, Ica Manas; and Kaufman, Miron, "Entropic Measures of Mixing Tailored for Various Applications" (2004). Physics Faculty Publications. 294.