Curtain Coating

  • Avner Friedman
  • David S. Ross
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 3)


In this chapter we consider several issues related to curtain coating: (i) The stabilization of the curtain through the reduction of the surface tension of the liquid/air interface; (ii) The measurement of the dynamic surface tension of that interface; and (iii) The response of the curtain to pressure fluctuations.


Surface Tension Tail Length Dynamic Surface Tension Bead Shape Homologous Family 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Avner Friedman
    • 1
  • David S. Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsRochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA

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