# Difference between revisions of "Profile of a large drop"

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In class we derived the profile $z(x)$ of a large drop as being:

$\sigma_{lv}(\frac{1}{\sqrt{1+\dot{z}^2}}-\cos\theta_e)=\frac{1}{2}\rho g(2ez-z^2)$
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where we had defined $e$ as being the maximum height of the drop:

$e=2\kappa^{-1}\sin{\frac{\theta_e}{2}}$