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Old   March 2, 2008, 05:24
Default Surface tension driven flow
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Saeedeh Mohebbinia
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Can anyone tell me how can I model a Surface tension driven flow?
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Old   March 24, 2008, 00:51
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Hi. Have you modeled a Surface tension driven flow. Because I also should model Surface tension driven flow for calculating Marangoni Number. But I do not know how to do it. Thanks.
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Old   March 24, 2008, 02:07
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Hi, Yes, I have modeled it. you must Use VOF method which is used for simulating multiphase flows. If u use Fluent u can choose each phase and enter interfacial tension between them and activate the adhision to wall. And in your walls Boundary conditions u can enter the contact angle between the fluids and the wall.
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