The Modeling of Thin Liquid Films Along Inclined Surfaces

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Michael Z. Podowski

Center for Multiphase Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. USA

Anela Kumbaro

Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Saclay, France

J. Fluids Eng 126(4), 565-572 (Sep 10, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1777228 History: Revised October 17, 2003; Online September 10, 2004
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Effect of plane inclination angle on film surface curvature at the beginning of the transition region
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