Simulation of spreading surfactant on a thin liquid film

@article{Peterson2012SimulationOS,
  title={Simulation of spreading surfactant on a thin liquid film},
  author={Ellen R. Peterson and Michael Shearer},
  journal={Applied Mathematics and Computation},
  year={2012},
  volume={218},
  pages={5157-5167}
}
The spreading of insoluble surfactant on a thin liquid film is modeled by a pair of nonlinear partial differential equations for the height of the free surface and the surfactant concentration. A numerical method is developed in which the leading edge of the surfactant is tracked. In the absence of higher order regularization the system becomes hyperbolic… CONTINUE READING