Bifurcation of axially symmetric capillary surfaces

Ulrich Hornung, Hans Detlef Mittelmann

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Axially symmetric drops that are entrapped between two parallel planes and influenced by gravity and rotation are studied. Their shapes and the resulting bifurcation and stability diagrams are calculated numerically. The parameters involved are the volume and the gravitational and centrifugal forces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-225
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Colloid And Interface Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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