Simulations of splashing high and low viscosity droplets

@article{Boelens2018SimulationsOS,
  title={Simulations of splashing high and low viscosity droplets},
  author={Arnout M. P. Boelens and Juan J. de Pablo},
  journal={Physics of Fluids},
  year={2018}
}
In this work, simulations are presented for low viscosity ethanol and high viscosity silicone oil droplets impacting on a dry solid surface at atmospheric and reduced ambient pressure. The simulations are able to capture both the effect of the ambient gas pressure and liquid viscosity on the droplet impact and breakup. The results suggest that at early times droplet impact and gas film behavior for both low and high viscosity liquids share the same physics. However, at later times, during… 

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