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The effect of surface tension on free surface flow induced by a point sink in a fluid of finite depth

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Hocking, GC and Nguyen, HHN and Stokes, TE and Forbes, LK, The effect of surface tension on free surface flow induced by a point sink in a fluid of finite depth, Computers and Fluids, 156 pp. 526-533. ISSN 0045-7930 (2017) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2017 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.08.015

Abstract

Solutions are presented to the problem of steady, axisymmetric flow of an inviscid fluid into a point sink. The fluid is of finite depth and has a free surface. Two numerical schemes, a spectral method and an integral equation approach, are implemented to confirm results for the maximum-flow-rate steady solution for each configuration. The effects of surface tension and sink depth are included and constitute the new component of the work. Surface tension has the effect of increasing the maximum flow rate at which steady-state solutions can exist.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:free-surface flow, surface tension, point sink
Research Division:Mathematical Sciences
Research Group:Applied Mathematics
Research Field:Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
UTAS Author:Forbes, LK (Professor Larry Forbes)
ID Code:123181
Year Published:2017
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (DP140100094)
Deposited By:Mathematics and Physics
Deposited On:2017-12-19
Last Modified:2018-04-27
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