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Second-order boundary-layer effects for the unsteady laminar incompressible three-dimensional stagnation-point flow

Kumari, M (1988) Second-order boundary-layer effects for the unsteady laminar incompressible three-dimensional stagnation-point flow. In: Warme und Stoffubertragung-Thermo & Fluid Dynamics, 22 (1-2). pp. 45-54.

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Abstract

All the second-order boundary-layer effects on the unsteady laminar incompressible flow at the stagnation-point of a three-dimensional body for both nodal and saddle point regions have been studied. It has been assumed that the free-stream velocity, wall temperature and mass transfer vary arbitrarily with time. The effect of the Prandtl number has been taken into account. The partial differential equations governing the flow have been derived for the first time and then solved numerically unsteady free-stream velocity distributions, the nature of the using an implicit finite-difference scheme. It is found that the stagnation point and the mass transfer strongly affect the skin friction and heat transfer whereas the effects of the Prandtl number and the variation of the wall temperature with time are only on the heat transfer. The skin friction due to the combined effects of first- and second-order boundary layers is less than the skin friction due to, the first-order boundary layers whereas the heat transfer has the opposite behaviour. Suction increases the skin friction and heat transfer but injection does the opposite

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2010 11:59
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/31580

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