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Complex liquid film flowing down a vertical fiber


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When a film flows down a vertical fibre, the initially uniform film breaks up into a regular string of complex drops. We use polymer solutions with shear-thinning effect and normal forces. The influence of these viscoelastic properties on the flow dynamics and the morphology of the patterns are investigated considering the physico-chemical properties of the fluids.


Non-newtonian liquids.



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