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Chinnov E.A.

Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia


Chinnov, E.A., (2010) Termocapillary effects in a heated liquid film, Modern Science: Researches, Ideas, Results, Technologies, Iss. #1(3), PP. 51 - 62.


capillary; tape; thermocapillary; stream; thermal stream; unisothermal


Formation of rivulets was studied experimentally at a liquid film flow over the heaters of 60×120, 100×150, and 150×150 mm2. The maps of flow regimes were plotted. It was shown that the length of a heater effects the heat flux value, corresponding to structure formation on a film surface under the action of thermocapillary forces. The thermocapillary-wave regime of rivulet formation on a surface of non-isothermal falling liquid film was studied. Data on the conditions of various structure formation and breakdown of the heated liquid film were generalized.


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