# Numerical simulations of emulsions in shear flows

@article{Rosti2018NumericalSO, title={Numerical simulations of emulsions in shear flows}, author={Marco Edoardo Rosti and Francesco De Vita and Luca Brandt}, journal={Acta Mechanica}, year={2018}, volume={230}, pages={667-682} }

We present a modification of a recently developed volume of fluid method for multiphase problems (Ii et al. in J Comput Phys 231(5):2328–2358, 2012), so that it can be used in conjunction with a fractional-step method and fast Poisson solver, and validate it with standard benchmark problems. We then consider emulsions of two-fluid systems and study their rheology in a plane Couette flow in the limit of vanishing inertia. We examine the dependency of the effective viscosity $$\mu $$μ on the…

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