Numerical simulation of three dimensional Marangoni convection in non-cylindrical liquid bridges of low Pr fluids

Shouichi Yasuhiro, Nobuyuki Imaishi, Marcello Lappa, Shinichi Yoda

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Three dimensional unsteady numerical simulations of 3-D Marangoni flows were conducted to understand effects of the statically deformed free surface and the buoyancy forces for low Pr fluids, by means of the finite difference method on body fitted coordinate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Japan Society of Microgravity Application
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • numerical simulations
  • Marangoni flows
  • statically deformed free surface
  • buoyancy forces
  • low Pr fluids
  • finite difference method
  • liquid bridges

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