lecture7 notes

Brown scriven 1980 computed drop shapes and stability

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 2rhr −r )h/2 2 ( ))1 r (1+h2 3 r r Figure 7.1: The radial profile of a rotating drop. Brown + Scriven (1980) computed drop shapes and stability for B0 > 0: 1. for Σ < 0.09, only axisymmetric solutions, oblate ellipsoids 2. for 0.09 < Σ < 0.31, both axisymmetric and lobed solutions possible, stable 3. for Σ > 0.31 no stable solution, only lobed forms Tektites: centimetric metallic ejecta formed from spinning cooling silica droplets generated by mete­ orite impact. Q1: Why are they so much bigger than V...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/23/2014 for the course MATH 18.357 taught by Professor Johnw.m.bush during the Fall '10 term at MIT.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online