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Title: Drop deformation in stokes flow through converging channels
Authors: Wrobel, LC
Soares, D
Das Bhaumik, CL
Keywords: Boundary elements; Stokes flow; drop deformation; drop interaction; converging channels
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements. 33: 993-1000.
Abstract: This work presents an application of a direct BEM formulation for drop deformation and interaction in Stokes flows through converging channels. Parametric studies are conducted to investigate the effect, on drop deformation, of the channel’s convergence ratio, the drop-fluid viscosity ratio, the interfacial tension and the initial relative position of the drops.
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