Shear-induced migration of a droplet near a plane wall

Imaeda, Tatsuhiro
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 519 Issue 1, p729
Academic Journal
The migration of a deformed fluid droplet in shear flow at a relatively large distance from a plane wall is considered. We derive a new formula for the lateral migration velocity for the nearly spherical droplet. The agreement between our formula and the recent computer simulation is satisfactory.


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