Electrohydrodynamic settling of drop in uniform electric field: beyond Stokes flow regime

@article{Behera2019ElectrohydrodynamicSO,
  title={Electrohydrodynamic settling of drop in uniform electric field: beyond Stokes flow regime},
  author={Nalinikanta Behera and Shubhadeep Mandal and Suman Chakraborty},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  year={2019},
  volume={881},
  pages={498 - 523}
}
The electrohydrodynamics of a weakly conducting buoyant drop under the combined influence of gravity and a uniform electric field is studied computationally, focusing on the inertia-dominated regime. Numerical simulations are performed for both perfectly dielectric and leaky dielectric drops over a wide range of dimensionless parameters to explore the interplay of fluid inertia and electrical stress to govern the drop shape and charge convection. For perfectly dielectric drops, the fluid… 

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