Laminar Flow in a Porous Channel
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We consider the problem of steady incompressible viscous flow in a two-dimensional channel of infinite length, bounded by lines which we take to be the lines y = ± 1. Thus the x-axis is along the centre of the channel. The walls of the channel are porous, and the problem can arise, for example, in situations where one wishes to cool a hot liquid flowing along the channel by allowing cooler liquid to enter through the walls (transpiration cooling) or where one seeks to separate two components in a mixture in the channel which may have different rates of diffusion through the walls.
KeywordsLaminar Flow Uniqueness Theorem Porous Channel Cool Liquid Infinite Length
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