Bubble dynamics: a review and some recent results

  • Andrea Prosperetti

Abstract

Several aspects of small-amplitude oscillations of bubbles containing gas, vapor, or a gas-vapor mixture are discussed. An application to pressure-wave propagation in a bubbly liquid is described. Nonlinear forced oscillations are considered in the light of recent research on forced oscillations of nonlinear systems. The growth of vapor bubbles, an extension of the Rayleigh-Plesset equation to non-Newtonian liquids and appreciable mass transfer at the interface, and a boundary integral numerical method for non-spherical cavitation bubble dynamics are also briefly discussed.

Keywords

Surfactant Attenuation Explosive Cavitation Gelatin 

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Prosperetti
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  1. 1.Istituto di FisicaUniversité degli StudiMilanoItaly

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