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UIC – Department of Chemical Engineering, 810 S. Clinton, Chicago, IL 60607

Office: 205 CEB

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1964

Characterization and the behavior of particulate systems

Structure, stability, rheology and the flow in straight pipe and through pipeline transitions of colloidal and noncolloidal suspensions

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  2. Turian, R.M., “The Quest for Excellence in Teaching.”, Chemical Engineering Education, 27 (4), 182-183 (1993).
  3. Turian, R.M. Fakhreddine, M.K. Avramidis, K.S. and Sung, D.-J., “Yield Stress of Coal-Water Mixtures”, FUEL, 72, 1305-1315 (1992).
  4. Turian, R.M., Hsu, F.L., Avramidis, K.S., Sung, D.-J. and Allendorfer, R.K., ,“Settling and Rheology of Suspensions of Narrow-Sized Coal Particles”, AICHEJ, 38, 969-987 (1992).
  5. Turian, R.M., Sung, D.J. and HSU, F.L., “Thermal Conductivity of Granular Coals, Coal-Water Mixtures and Multi-Solid/Liquid Suspensions”, FUEL, 70, 1157-1172 (1991).
  6. Avramidis, K.S. AND Turian, R.M., “Yield Stress of Laterite Suspension,” J.Colloid Interf. Sci. 143, 54-68 (1991).