Sessile Axisymmetric Drops in Microgravity Conditions
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2013, Pages: 251-254
Received: Jul. 5, 2013; Published: Aug. 10, 2013
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Amelia Carolina Sparavigna, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
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Abstract
Fluid interfaces are producing several static and dynamic phenomena. These interfaces are governing, for instance, the shape of sessile droplets and the spread of liquids on surfaces. In this paper, we will discuss the shape of sessile axisymmetric drops on a solid surface and how it is depending on gravity, obtaining results that are in agreement with experimental observations under conditions of microgravity.
Keywords
Surface Tension, Wetting, Sessile Drops, ADSA, Microgravity
To cite this article
Amelia Carolina Sparavigna, Sessile Axisymmetric Drops in Microgravity Conditions, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2013, pp. 251-254. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20130205.13
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