Temperature and flow fields in a high prandtl number liquid bridge under microgravity
Key Laboratory of National Education Ministry for Electromagnetic Processes of Materials, Northeastern University in Shen Yang, China
a S. Yang: firstname.lastname@example.org
The temperature and flow fields of high prandtl number liquid bridge with surface deformation have been investigated under microgravity by a developed numerical model, and numerical simulations have been carried out based on the Navier-Stokes equations coupled with the energy conservation equation on a staggered grid. In numerical calculations, the free surface deformation and the effects of ambient air are considered. The surface deformation of liquid bridge is monitored by level set method of mass conservation to capture two phase interfaces. Simultaneously, results of temperature and flow fields in liquid bridge are given.
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