A note on the net force and moment on a drop due to surface forces

Todd I. Hesla, Adam Y. Huang, Daniel D. Joseph

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It is shown that the net force and moment on a smooth drop or bubble due to surface forces are zero. The net force and moment due to the jump in traction are also zero.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-257
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Colloid And Interface Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 1993

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