Accession Number : AD0683599

Title :   THE EFFECT OF SURFACE ACTIVE AGENTS ON THE STABILITY OF FALLING LIQUID FILMS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 64-30 Nov 68,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV DAVIS

Personal Author(s) : Whitaker,Stephen

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The objective of this research project was to study, both theoretically and experimentally, the stabilizing effects of surface active agents on falling liquid films. Conclusion: The entrance region and the onset of waves are profoundly effected by the presence of surfactants while the wave structure of the unstable film is effected very little. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FILMS, *SURFACE ACTIVE SUBSTANCES), (*FALLING BODIES, FILMS), LIQUIDS

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE