Dissipation and contact-line motion

Patrick J. Haley*, Michael J Miksis

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The forced motion of a droplet trapped in a cone including contact-line motion is determined. In addition, the viscous and contact-line dissipation associated with the motion is determined. It is found that in certain limits, the contact-line dissipation can dominate the viscous dissipation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)487-489
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics of Fluids A
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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