Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Lattice Boltzmann study of capillary forces between cylindrical particles

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

In the present study, numerical simulations based on a two-dimensional two-phase lattice Boltzmann (LB) method have been performed to examine two types of capillary forces: (i) the lateral capillary force between two horizontal cylinders of wetting and/or non-wetting surfaces trapped at a liquid–vapor interface, and (ii) the capillary bridge force between the two wetting cylinders covered with liquid films in vapor. The force–distance profiles for these two systems agree well with those from the corresponding theoretical descriptions, indicating that the present LB simulation can reproduce the capillary forces between two bodies with various wettabilities.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan


Full text loading...


Data & Media loading...

Article metrics loading...



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Advanced Powder Technology — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation