Equilibrium profiles of liquids in tilted Taylor-Hauksbee cells

A. Jara, A Medina. , C.A. Vargas, F.J. Higuera


In this work we study theoretically and experimentally the equilibrium
profiles attained under spontaneous capillary rise of viscous liquids in the
wedge-shaped narrow gap between two vertical plates intersecting at a tight
angle $\alpha \ll 1$. We contrast the differences among the case with
vertical edge and those in which the arista is tilted to the vertical. Our
theoretical description agrees well with experimental data for several
analyzed inclinations.


Capillary flows; hydrostatics; flow visualization, imaging

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Revista Mexicana de Física

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