Time-dependent thermally-driven interfacial flows in multilayered fluid structures

H. Haj-Hariri, Ali Borhan

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A computational study of thermally-driven convection in multilayered fluid structures will be performed in order to examine the effect of interactions among deformable fluid-fluid interfaces on the structure of time-dependent flow in these systems. Multilayered fluid structures in two model configurations will be considered: the differentially heated rectangular cavity with a free surface, and the encapsulated cylindrical liquid bridge. An extension of a numerical method developed as part of our recent NASA Fluid Physics grant will be used to account for finite deformations of fluid-fluid interfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-294
Number of pages6
JournalNASA Conference Publication
Issue number3338
StatePublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering


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