, Volume 81, Issue 1, pp 73-87
Date: 10 Apr 2009

Effect of Rotation on Thermal Convection in an Anisotropic Porous Medium with Temperature-dependent Viscosity

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Abstract

A linear stability analysis is performed for mono-diffusive convection in an anisotropic rotating porous medium with temperature-dependent viscosity. The Galerkin variant of the weighted residual technique is used to obtain the eigen value of the problem. The effect of Taylor–Vadasz number and the other parameters of the problem are considered for stationary convection in the absence or presence of rotation. Oscillatory convection seems highly improbable. Some new results on the parameters’ influence on convection in the presence of rotation, for both high and low rotation rates, are presented.