Non isobaric boundary layers related to Marangoni flows. (English) Zbl 0609.76109

The paper deals with the dissipative layers, called Marangoni boundary layers, that can be formed, along the interface of two immiscible fluids, in surface driven flows. Under the hypothesis that the flow fields of the two interfacing fluids are uncoupled, similar solutions are studied for the case in which an external pressure gradient is present. The similarity class is derived and the pertinent equations are solved numerically by mean of an algorithm based on a quasi-linearization technique.


76T99 Multiphase and multicomponent flows
76E15 Absolute and convective instability and stability in hydrodynamic stability
76M99 Basic methods in fluid mechanics
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