Characterization of the interfacial velocity in wavy thin films flow

Neima Brauner*, David Moalem Maron, Itzhak Toovey

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The variation of the interfacial velocity along the wave is analytically explored. It is shown that, depending on the wave amplitude, the interfacial velocity may demonstrate either extremum values or exceed the wave velocity. The latter is associated with the existence of stagnation points.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-302
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1987


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