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Simple heuristic for the viscosity of polydisperse hard spheres

RFR. Farr Journal of Chemical Physics

Simple heuristic for the viscosity of polydisperse hard spheres

Spheres crowd around each other in a manner that depends on their size distribution. We give a simple way to estimate the packing fraction.

Shear elastic deformation and particle packing in plant cell dispersions

RFR. FarrPLVCSS Food Biophysics

Shear elastic deformation and particle packing in plant cell dispersions

Schematic of the disruption of close-packed polyhedral cells in tomato tissue into individual cells.