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The Behavior of the Oil-Water Interface at a Planar Boom

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E. Kordyban

University of Detroit, Detroit, MI 48221

J. Energy Resour. Technol 112(2), 90-95 (Jun 01, 1990) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2905728 History: Received September 14, 1988; Revised February 27, 1990; Online April 16, 2008

Abstract

It has been observed that, under certain conditions, the oil retained by planar boom will escape under it. In this work it is proposed that this escape is due to the instability of the interface brought about by the pressure gradient along the face of the boom. This instability is studied analytically and experimentally and some guidelines to prevent the escape of oil are presented.

Copyright © 1990 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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