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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 656101, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/656101
Research Article

About Merging Threshold and Critical Flux Concepts into a Single One: The Boundary Flux

1Department of Chemical Materials Environmental Engineering, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy
2Chemical Engineering Department, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 1 December 2013; Published 29 January 2014

Academic Editors: F. Oktar, Z. Qu, and Z. Zhang

Copyright © 2014 Marco Stoller and Javier M. Ochando-Pulido. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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