Impact of drops on walls and films

C. Tropea, M. Marengo

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Abstract

This review deals with the impact of drops on solid surfaces and on liquid films. The post-impingement behaviour on solid surfaces is strongly affected by the liquid-solid contact angle. When droplets impinge on liquid films, the mode of splashing is changed. The evidence relating to drop impaction is surveyed and it is concluded that there is a general lack of experimental data though there has been a rapid development of prediction tools.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-36
Number of pages18
JournalMultiphase Science and Technology
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999

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