Catastrophic cracking courtesy of quiescent cavitation

@article{Daily2012CatastrophicCC,
  title={Catastrophic cracking courtesy of quiescent cavitation},
  author={David J. Daily and Kenneth R. Langley and Scott L. Thomson and Tadd T. Truscott},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={091107}
}
A popular party trick is to fill a glass bottle with water and hit the top of the bottle with an open hand, causing the bottom of the bottle to break open. We investigate the source of the catastrophic cracking through the use of high-speed video and an accelerometer. Upon closer inspection, it is obvious that the acceleration caused by hitting the top of the bottle is followed by the formation of bubbles near the bottom. The nearly instantaneous acceleration creates an area of low pressure on… Expand
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