Effect of Mixing Time and Temperature on the Rheology ofWater/Oil Emulsion
Engineering and Technology Journal,
2012, Volume 30, Issue 12, Pages 2087-2101
AbstractA study of temperature effect with a significant impact on rheology fluid, mixing time, and also volume fractions was carried out. In this study, the w/o emulsions were prepared into three volume ratios (30-70%, 40-60% and 50-50% w/o) and at mixing time (5, 15 and
30 minutes) by using one type of crude oil (Kirkuk). The w/o emulsions were stabilized, then characteristics were measured. The effective viscosity of water-in-oil emulsions depends mainly on the volume fraction, mixing time and temperature, along with several minor
effects, such as shear rate, shear stress stream and viscosity of oil.
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