Peristaltic flow in tubes
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The study is concerned with the analysis of two flow domains of peristaltic motion in tubes. In the first analysis the wall disturbance wavelength is much larger than the average tube radius. There is a simple algebraic relation between the average flow rate and pressure differential across a wavelength. In the second analysis the disturbance wavelength may be as small as the average radius. A numerical technique may be used to determine the relation between average flow rate and pressure differential across a wavelength.
KeywordsAverage Flow Rate Elastic Tube Peristaltic Motion Peristaltic Flow Tube Geometry
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