Contact-line problems in fluid mechanics

S. H. Davis*

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The types of contact-line problems that arise in fluid-dynamical applications are described and classified. Examples of each type are discussed in terms of the boundary conditions that are used and the singular nature of the solutions that emerge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)977-982
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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