IJE TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 22, No. 2 (August 2009) 115-122   

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N. Kumar, A. Pant* and R. Kumar Singh Rajput

Department of Mathematics, ICFAI University
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

* Corresponding Author
( Received: August 30, 2007 – Accepted in Revised Form: September 25, 2008 )

Abstract    The flow in an elastico-viscous fluid between two co-axial infinite rotating porous discs is considered for high cross flow Reynolds number. The discs are rotating with different angular velocity and the injection rate of the fluid at one disc is different from the suction rate of other disc. The effect of suction parameters on the velocity components have been investigated numerically and solved by iterative methods/finite difference methods and depicted graphically. This study has immense practical utility especially when the fluid is non-Newtonian. The results are applicable in the chemical industry using fluids of higher Reynolds numbers.


Keywords    Elastico-Viscous, Porous Medium, Reynolds Number



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