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Title: Evaporation of sessile water droplets in presence of contact angle hysteresis
Authors: Semenov, Sergey
Starov, Victor
Rubio, Ramon
Agogo, Hezekiah
Velarde, M.G.
Keywords: Evaporation
Sessile droplets
Contact angle hysteresis
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © EDP Sciences.
Citation: 2012. Evaporation of sessile water droplets in presence of contact angle hysteresis. Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena, 7 (4), pp. 82 - 98
Abstract: In this paper we present a theory describing the diffusion limited evaporation of sessile water droplets in presence of contact angle hysteresis. Theory describes two stages of evaporation process: (I) evaporation with a constant radius of the droplet base; and (II) evaporation with constant contact angle. During stage (I) the contact angle decreases from static advancing contact angle to static receding contact angle, during stage (II) the contact angle remains equal to the static receding contact angle. Universal dependences are deduced for both evaporation stages. Obtained universal curves are validated against available in the literature experimental data.
Description: This paper is in closed access
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1051/mmnp/20127407
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25805
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/mmnp/20127407
ISSN: 0973-5348
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