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Droplet evaporation : mathematical modelling and experiment

Dunn, G.J. and Wilson, S.K. and Duffy, B.R. and David, S. and Sefiane, K. (2007) Droplet evaporation : mathematical modelling and experiment. In: Proceedings of the 10th UK national conference on heat transfer. International Society of Coating Science and Technology, Corning.

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Abstract

A mathematical model for the evaporation of an axisymmetric sessile droplet of liquid whose contact line is pinned by surface roughness (or other) effects is developed and analysed. We compare the predictions of our mathematical model with recently obtained experimental results.