A centrifugal filtration unit operating at a rotational speed of w has inner surface of the liquid (density ρL) located at a radial distance R from the axis of rotation. The thickness of the liquid film is δ and no cake is formed. The initial pressure drop during filtration is

A. $$\frac{1}{2}$$w2.R2.ρL

B. $$\frac{1}{2}$$w22.ρL

C. $$\frac{1}{2}$$w2.δ.ρL(2R + δ)

D. $$\frac{1}{2}$$w2.R.ρL(R + 2δ)

Answer: Option C

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