Droplet impact on water layers: post-impact analysis and computations

F.T. Smith, R. Purvis

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An inviscid model of droplet impact into a water layer is examined analytically for small times just after impact and computationally for order-one distortion times. Various layer depths are considered, as are surface-tension effects. Good correspondence is found between analysis, computation and experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1209-1221
Number of pages13
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Issue number1830
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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