Dynamics of freely-suspended drops

Potts, H.E., Barrett, R.K. and Diver, D.A. (2001) Dynamics of freely-suspended drops. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 34(17), 2529 -2536. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/34/17/309)

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Abstract

A study on the free suspension of a large drop of magnetic liquid via an actively controlled magnetic field gradients which support the drop against gravity was performed. The suspended drop was forced to oscillate by applying a time-dependent perturbation to the supporting magnetic field. The ellipsoidal modes were observed for small amplitude oscillations. A simple analytical expression of the fully nonlinear oscillation of the drop was derived as the function of driving frequency and applied field.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Barrett, Mr Richard and Potts, Dr Hugh and Diver, Professor Declan
Authors: Potts, H.E., Barrett, R.K., and Diver, D.A.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
ISSN:0022-3727
ISSN (Online):1361-6463

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