Kumari, M and Pop, I and Nath, G (2007) Unsteady MHD boundary layer flow and heat transfer of a nonnewtonian fluid in the stagnation region of a twodimensional body. In: Magnetohydrodynamics, 43 (3). pp. 301-314.Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
The unsteady flow and heat transfer of a viscous incompressible electrically conducting non-Newtonian power-law fluid in the stagnation region of a two-dimensional body in the presence of a magnetic are investigated. Two situations are considered: (a) the flow is initially steady, and at t > 0 there is a stepchange in the velocity of the external (potential) flow, and (b) the velocity in the potential flow is time-dependent. The governing equations have been solved numerically using an implicit finite-difference scheme. The magnetic field strongly affects the skin friction, but its effect on the heat transfer is rather weak. However, the heat transfer is strongly dependent on the Prandtl number. Both the velocity and thermal fields are strongly influenced by the nature of the non-Newtonian fluids. Tables 2, Figs 9, Refs 41.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Copyright for this article belongs to the Institute of Physics, University of Latvia|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics|
|Date Deposited:||16 May 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Aug 2008 13:23|
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