Effect of viscoelastic properties of a liquid on the dynamics of small oscillations of a gas bubble

  • S. P. Levitskii
  • A. T. Listrov


A series of papers has been devoted to questions of gas bubble dynamics in viscoeiastic liquids. Of these papers we mention [1–4]. The radial oscillations of a gas bubble in an incompressible viscoeiastic liquid have been studied numerically in [1, 2] using Oldroyd's model [5]. Anexact solution was found in [3], and independently in [4], for the equation of small density oscillations of a cavity in an Oldroyd medium when there is a periodic pressure change at infinity. The analysis of bubble oscillations in a viscoeiastic liquid is complicated by properties of limiting transitions in the rheological equation of the medium. These properties are of particular interest for the problem under investigation. These properties are discussed below, and characteristics of the small oscillations of a bubble in an Oldroyd medium are investigated on the basis of a numerical analysis of the exact solution obtained in [3].


Mathematical Modeling Mechanical Engineer Exact Solution Industrial Mathematic Pressure Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Levitskii
    • 1
  • A. T. Listrov
    • 1
  1. 1.Voronezh

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