Computation of a rotating flow past a permeable bed

  • K. N. Venkatasiva Murthy
  • T. A. Nagarajan
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The rotating flow of a viscous incompressible fluid between two disks is studied when there is a porous layer on the lower disk. The motion relative to a rotating frame is caused by a differential rotation of the disks. Generalised Darcy's law represents the flow. The numerical solution is obtained using a shooting method.


Mathematical Method Porous Layer Incompressible Fluid Differential Rotation Shoot Method 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. N. Venkatasiva Murthy
    • 1
  • T. A. Nagarajan
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of MathematicsSri Krishnadevaraya UniversityAnantapurIndia

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