Superhydrophobic drag reduction in laminar flows: a critical review

@article{Lee2016SuperhydrophobicDR,
  title={Superhydrophobic drag reduction in laminar flows: a critical review},
  author={C. Lee and C. Choi and Chang-jin Kim},
  journal={Experiments in Fluids},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={1-20}
}
  • C. Lee, C. Choi, Chang-jin Kim
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • Experiments in Fluids
  • A gas in between micro- or nanostructures on a submerged superhydrophobic (SHPo) surface allows the liquid on the structures to flow with an effective slip. If large enough, this slippage may entail a drag reduction appreciable for many flow systems. However, the large discrepancies among the slippage levels reported in the literature have led to a widespread misunderstanding on the drag-reducing ability of SHPo surfaces. Today we know that the amount of slip, generally quantified with a slip… CONTINUE READING
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