On the Marangoni flow on an inclined plane


We consider the flow of a uniform thin layer (rivulet, trickle) of viscous fluid down an inclined plane driven simultaneously by a surface tension gradient. Using a lubrication approximation we determine the rates of flow due to various tension gradients.


E. Borsa
University of Oradea

C.I. Gheorghiu
Tiberiu Popoviciu Institute of Numerical Analysis


viscous flow; thin film approximation; surface tension gradient; asymptotic analysis; rate of flow


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E. Borşa, C.I. Gheorghiu, On the Marangoni flow on an inclined plane, Bul. Inst. Politehnic din Iaşi, Supliment Mecanica Fluidelor, XLVI(L) (2000) suppl., pp. 61-64.



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