Drop-Liquid Impact Phenomena

  • Andrea Prosperetti
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 456)


A brief survey of several phenomena occurring when a liquid drop impacts the surface of a pool of the same liquid is presented. The review touches upon drop oscillations, liquid-liquid contact, sound emission, bubble entrapment, and vorticity generation.


Impact Velocity Liquid Surface Vortex Ring Adverse Pressure Gradient Capillary Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Prosperetti
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Applied Physics and Twente Institute of MechanicsUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.BurgerscentrumThe Netherlands

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