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Inertial rise of a meniscus on a vertical cylinder

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We consider the inertia-dominated rise of a meniscus around a vertical circular cylinder. Previous experiments and scaling analysis suggest that the height of the meniscus, hm, grows with the time following the initiation of rise, t, like hmt ½. This is in contrast to the rise on a vertical plate, which obeys the classic capillary–inertia scaling hmt. We highlight a subtlety in the scaling analysis...

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10.1017/jfm.2015.89

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University of Oxford
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Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division - Mathematical Institute
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University of Oxford
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Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division - Department of Computer Science
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University of Oxford
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Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division - Mathematical Institute
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University of Oxford
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Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division - Mathematical Institute
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics Journal website
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768
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Article: R2
Publication date:
2015-04-05
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1469-7645
ISSN:
0022-1120
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uuid:771ef282-3af1-4a85-8b3f-a8d6e09f01f1
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ora:10511

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