Experimental study of variations in the thickness of a liquid film moving over the inner surface of a rotating cylinder

  • V. É. Borzykh
  • G. G. Volokitin
  • S. K. Karandashov
  • A. M. Shilyaev


The behavior of a liquid layer moving in a mass-force field on the inner surface of a rotating vertical cylinder is studied experimentally. Free-surface profiles of the liquid moving under these conditions are constructed. An empirical dependence for the mean thickness of the film is obtained in criterial forms. The presence of a hydraulic jump in the lower part of the cylinder behind the entrance of the liquid onto the vertical surface is revealed.


Liquid Film Liquid Layer Hydraulic Jump Vertical Cylinder Branch Pipe 
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  • V. É. Borzykh
  • G. G. Volokitin
  • S. K. Karandashov
  • A. M. Shilyaev

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