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Electrohydrodynamic rotation flow in suspended a liquid thin membrane. (Russian) Zbl 1224.76174
In a paper by A. Amjad et al. [“A liquid film motor”, (2008), arXiv:0805.049], it was announced that a rotational motion of a liquid in a suspended thin film under the action of an electrical field on the film boundaries is experimentally recognized. The effect was considered as a result of a reorientation of the liquid molecule dipole moment under the action of an electric field of strong intensity. Here, a mathematical model is introduced to explain the effect from the classical point of view. The finite element method and the projective algorithm are applied in the numerical realization.
76U05 General theory of rotating fluids