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Fluid Dynamics (FD)

Dr. Rogerio Manica

Dr. Rogerio Manica


Research Interests:

  • Colloid and interfacial science
  • Bubbles and drops interactions
  • Numerical simulations

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, The University of Melbourne, 2007
  • Master, Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, 2003
  • Bachelor, Computational and Applied Mathematics, UFRGS, 2001

Published Journals/ Articles:

Journals

    [31] E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, D.Y.C. Chan, Universal behavior of the initial stage

    of drop impact, Physical Review Letters, accepted, 2014.

    [30] E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, M. H. W. Hendrix, C-D. Ohl, and D. Y. C. Chan. A

    force balance model for the motion, impact, and bounce of bubbles. Physics of Fluids,

    26, 092101, 2014.

    [29] R. Manica, M.H.W. Hendrix, R. Gupta, E. Klaseboer, C-D. Ohl, D.Y.C. Chan.

    Modelling bubble rise and interaction with a glass surface, Applied Mathematical

    Modelling, 38, 4249-4261, 2014.

    [28] E. Klaseboer, R. Gupta, R. Manica, An extended Bretherton model for long

    Taylor bubbles at moderate capillary numbers, Physics of Fluids, 26, 032107, 2014.

    [27] R. Manica, M.H.W. Hendrix, R. Gupta, E. Klaseboer, C.-D. Ohl and D.Y.C.

    Chan, Effects of hydrodynamic film boundary conditions on bubble-wall impact, Soft

    Matter 9, 9755-9758, 2013.

    [26] R. Gupta, S.S.Y. Leung, R. Manica, D. F. Fletcher, B.S. Haynes, Hydrodynamics

    of liquid-liquid Taylor flow in microchannels, Chemical Engineering Science 92,

    180-189, 2013.

    [25] R. Gupta, S.S.Y. Leung, R. Manica, D.F. Fletcher, B.S. Haynes, Three

    dimensional effects in Taylor flow in circular microchannels, La Houille Blanche 2,

    60-67, 2013.

    [24] S. Cui, R. Manica, R.F. Tabor and D.Y.C. Chan Interpreting atomic force

    microscopy measurements of hydrodynamic and surface forces with nonlinear

    parametric estimation, Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 103702, 2012.

    [23] M.H.W. Hendrix, R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, D.Y.C. Chan, and C.-D. Ohl,

    Spatiotemporal evolution of thin liquid films during impact of water bubbles on glass

    on a micrometer to nanometer scale, Physical Review Letters 108, 247803, 2012.

    [22] H. Lockie, R. Manica, G. Stevens, F. Grieser, D.Y.C. Chan and R.R. Dagastine,

    Anomalous pull-off forces between surfactant free emulsion drops in different

    aqueous electrolytes, Langmuir 29 4259-4266, 2012.

    [21] D.Y.C. Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, Film drainage and coalescence

    between drops and bubbles, Soft Matter 7, 2235-2264, 2011.

    [20] D.Y.C. Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, Theory of non-equilibrium force

    measurements involving deformable drops and bubbles, Advances in Colloid

    Interface Science 165, 70-90, 2011.

    [19] R.F. Tabor, H. Lockie, D. Mair, R. Manica, D.Y.C. Chan, F. Grieser and R.R.

    Dagastine, Combined AFM-confocal microscopy of oil droplets: absolute separations

    and forces in nano-films, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2, 961-965, 2011.

    [18] H. Lockie, R. Manica, G. Stevens, F. Grieser, D.Y.C. Chan and R.R. Dagastine,

    Precision AFM measurements of dynamic interactions between deformable drops in

    aqueous surfactant and surfactant-free solutions, Langmuir 27, 2676-2685, 2011.

    [17] R. F. Tabor, C. Wu, H. Lockie, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan, F. Grieser and R. R.

    Dagastine, Homo- and hetero-interactions between air bubbles and oil droplets

    measured by atomic force microscopy, Soft Matter, 7, 8977-8983, 2011.

    [16] R. F. Tabor, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan, F. Grieser and R. R. Dagastine,

    Repulsive Van der Waals forces in soft matter: Why bubbles don’t stick to walls,

    Physical Review Letters, 106, 064501, 2011.

    [15] R. Manica and D.Y.C. Chan, Drainage of the air-water-quartz film: experiments

    and theory, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13, 1434-1439, 2011.

    [14] E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan, B. C. Khoo, Unsteady bubble rise and

    deformation at high Reynolds numbers, Engineering Analysis with Boundary

    Elements 35, 489-494, 2011.

    [13] R. R. Dagastine, G. B. Webber, R. Manica et al. Viscosity effects on

    hydrodynamic drainage force measurements involving deformable bodies, Langmuir,

    26, 11921, 2010.

    [12] I. U. Vakarelski, R. Manica, X. S. Tang, et al. Dynamic interactions between

    microbubbles in water, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 107, 11177-

    11182, 2010.

    [11] R. Manica, L. Parkinson, J. Ralston et al. Interpreting the dynamic interaction

    between a very small rising bubble and a hydrophilic titania surface, Journal of

    Physical Chemistry C, 114, 1942-1946, 2010.

    [10] D. Y. C. Chan, E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, Dynamic interactions between

    deformable drops in the Hele-Shaw geometry, Soft Matter, 6, 1809-1815, 2010.

    [9] D. Y. C. Chan, E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, Dynamic deformations and forces in Soft

    Matter, Soft Matter, 5, 2858-2861, 2009.

    [8] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, D. Y. C. Chan, Dynamic interactions between drops-a

    critical assessment, Soft Matter, 4, 1613-1616, 2008.

    [7] G. B. Webber, R. Manica, S. A. Edwards et al. Dynamic forces between a moving

    particle and a deformable drop, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 567-574, 2008.

    [6] R. Manica, J. N. Connor, R. R. Dagastine et al. Hydrodynamic forces involving

    deformable interfaces at nanometer separations, Physics of Fluids, 20, 032101, 2008.

    [5] R. Manica, J. N. Connor, L. Y. Clasohm et al. Transient responses of a wetting

    film to mechanical and electrical perturbations, Langmuir, 24, 1381-1390, 2008.

    [4] R. Manica, J. N. Connor, S. L. Carnie et al. Dynamics of interactions involving

    deformable drops: Hydrodynamic dimpling under attractive and repulsive doublelayer

    interactions, Langmuir, 23, 626-637, 2007.

    [3] R. R. Dagastine, R. Manica, S. L. Carnie et al, Dynamic forces between two

    deformable oil drops in water, Science, 313, 210-213, 2006.

    [2] S. L. Carnie, D. Y. C. Chan, C. Lewis et al. Measurement of dynamical forces

    between deformable drops using the atomic force microscope I. Theory. Langmuir,

    21, 2912-2922, 2005.

    [1] R. Manica and A. L. De Bortoli, Simulation of sudden expansion flows for powerlaw

    fluids, Journal Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 121, 35-40, 2004.

Conferences

    [11] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C. Chan, Balance of forces model for

    impacting bubbles, Institute of Mathematics conference on Mathematical Modelling

    of Fluid Systems, Bristol, UK, 2014.

    [10] R. Manica, M. H. W. Hendrix, R. Gupta, E. Tjoa, E. Klaseboer, D.Y.C. Chan and

    C-D. Ohl, A synchronized view of bubble impact 8th International Conference on

    Multiphase Flow ICMF 2013, Jeju, Korea, 2013.

    [9] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, R. Gupta, M.H.W. Hendrix, C-D. Ohl and D.Y.C. Chan

    modelling film drainage of a bubble hitting and bouncing off a surface, Ninth

    International Conference on CFD in Minerals and Process Industries 2012,

    Melbourne, Australia.

    [8] R. Manica, M. Krasowska and J. Ralston, Experiments and theory n simultaneous

    measurements of forces and separation using i_AFM, ECIS 2011, Berlin, Germany.

    [7] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, The Shape of a Sessile Drop: A Non-

    Singular Approximate Analytical Solution, ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

    [6] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer R. Horn and D.Y.C Chan, Thin film drainage and

    coalescence of drops and bubbles, ACIS 2010, Hobart, Australia.

    [5] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, Interactions involving drops and

    bubbles, CNMAC 2010, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    [4] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, General analytical results for thin-film

    drainage involving interacting drops, ACCIS 2009, Jeju Island, Korea.

    [3] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, L. Parkinson, J. Ralston and D.Y.C Chan, The

    interaction between a very small rising bubble and a hydrophilic titania surface:

    theory, ACIS 2009, Adelaide, Australia.

    [2] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, Dynamic film deformation and

    drainage between drops, ECIS 2008, Cracow, Poland.

    [1] R. Manica, S.L. Carnie and D.Y.C. Chan, "Modelling interactions involving

    deformable drops", ICSF 2007 Aichi, Japan.


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