Hydrodynamics of Surface Tension Dominated Flows

  • D. T. Papageorgiu
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 428)


This series of lectures is concerned with the fluid dynamics of surface tension driven flows. Surface tension forces arise at the interface between two fluids (e.g. water and air) and can be of central importance in applications where a separating (and in many cases moving) interface is part of the process. Examples include, but are not limited to, the dynamics of liquid films, jets, and drops.


Surface Tension Peclet Number Liquid Bridge Bubble Surface Absolute Instability 
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