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Mixed convection in non-Newtonian fluids along a vertical plate in a porous medium

Gorla, RSR and Kumari, M (1996) Mixed convection in non-Newtonian fluids along a vertical plate in a porous medium. In: Acta Mechanica, 118 (1-4). pp. 55-64.

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Abstract

The problem of mixed convection from vertical surfaces in a porous medium saturated with a power-law type non-Newtonian fluid is investigated. The transformed conservation laws are solved numerically for the case of variable wall temperature conditions. Results for the details of the velocity and temperature fields as well as the Nusselt number have been presented. The viscosity index ranged from 0.5-2.0.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2009 08:12
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:28
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/19429

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