Model for water transport into powdered xanthan combining gel swelling and vapor diffusion

U. Goerke, A. H.L. Chamberlain, E. A. Crilly, P. J. McDonald

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Abstract

A model, representing the transport of water into powdered xanthan is presented. The model characterizes the coupling between the vapor and liquid transports through the pore space and the swelling gel, respectively. The model only requires water diffusivity as an adjustable parameter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5353-5359
Number of pages7
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Volume62
Issue number4 B
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2000

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