Nonlinear Spatial Instability of a Film Coating on a Plate

[+] Author and Article Information
S. K. Agrawal

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bhagalpur College, Bhagalpur, India

S. P. Lin

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, N. Y.

J. Appl. Mech 42(3), 580-583 (Sep 01, 1975) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423645 History: Received January 01, 1975; Online July 12, 2010


The problem of nonlinear hydrodynamic stability of a film coating on a surface subject to spatially varying disturbances is formulated and solved. The characteristics of the wavy surface of the film resulting from the nonlinear stability are predicted and compared with the known experimental observations.

Copyright © 1975 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.





Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In