We consider an axisymmetric, freely suspended fluid drop with surface tension, whose viscosity is so large that both inertia and forcing by an external fluid can be ignored. We show that whatever the initial condition, pinchoff can never occur.
|Translated title of the contribution||Isolated inertialess drops cannot break up|
|Pages (from-to)||177 - 180|
|Journal||Journal of Fluid Mechanics|
|Publication status||Published - May 2005|
Bibliographical notePublisher: Cambridge Uni Press
Other identifier: IDS Number: 938TP