|Title: ||Finite element solution of micropolar fluid flow from an enclosed rotating disc with suction and injection|
|Citation: ||International journal of engineering science, 2001, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 913-927|
|Issue Date: ||May-2001 |
|Additional Links: ||http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ijengsci|
|Abstract: ||The steady flow of a micropolar fluid over a finite rotating disc enclosed within a coaxial cylindrical casing has been studied. The governing equations were solved numerically by using the finite element method. Maximum values ξ₁ and ξ₂ of the dimensionless radial distance at which there is no-recirculation for the cases of net radial outflow and net radial inflow respectively, increase with an increase in the micropolar effects. The velocities at ξ₁ and ξ₂ as well as at some fixed radii have been calculated and the associated phenomena of no-recirculation/recirculation is discussed. The change in the flow phenomenon due to a reversal of the direction of the net radial flow has also been studied.|
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|Appears in Collections: ||Department of Engineering and Technology|
Department of Engineering and Technology: Computer Modelling and Control Group
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