Thermocapillary Flow in an Annular Two-Layer Liquid System


Thermocapillary flow, Interface deformation, Lattice Boltzmann method.

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Haiqiong Xie, Zhong Zeng, Liangqi Zhang, Yuui Yokota, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, Akira Yoshikawa. Thermocapillary Flow in an Annular Two-Layer Liquid System. J. Adv. Therm. Sci. Res. [Internet]. 2016 Jul. 13 [cited 2022 May 18];3(1):33-8. Available from:


 By means of a hybrid lattice Boltzmann method, thermocapillary flow, driven by the surface tension owing to a horizontal temperature gradient along the interface in immiscible two-layer liquid system, is simulated numerically. The dynamic behavior of the interface is captured by using phase-field theory. The dependence of flow and interface deformation on the density ratio, Capillary number and aspect ratio, is investigated.


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