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Table 1 Parameters of the constitutive equations used in this work in dimensional (top) and dimensionless (bottom) form

From: Separation of particles in non-Newtonian fluids flowing in T-shaped microchannels

  Newtonian Bird-Carreau A Bird-Carreau B Giesekus
\(\eta _\text {s}\) [Pa] 1.1 0.1
\(\eta _0\) [Pa] 1.1 1.1
\(\eta _{\infty }\) [Pa] 0.1 0.1
n [−] 0.25 0.05
K [s] 1.0 1.0
\(\lambda \) [s] 1.0
\(\eta _\text {p}\) [Pa] 1.0
\(\alpha \) [−] 0.2
\(\Lambda \) 0.33–1.33 0.33–1.33 0.33–1.33
\(\eta _\text {r}\) 0.091 0.091 0.091
n 0.25 0.05
\(\alpha \) 0.2