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Wave propagation in a micropolar fluid contained in a visco-elastic membrane

Ravindran, Renuka and Devi, Girija R (1970) Wave propagation in a micropolar fluid contained in a visco-elastic membrane. In: Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A, 72 (3). pp. 108-120.

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to investigate the propagation of a pulse in a micropolar fluid contained in a visco-elastic membrane. It was undertaken with a view to study how closely we can approximate the flow of blood in arteries by the above model. We find that for large Reynolds number, the effect of micropolarity is hardly perceptible, whereas for small Reynolds numbers it is of considerable importance.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 28 May 2010 06:04
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28135

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