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Low reynolds number flow of a dilute suspension in slowly varying tubes

Kaimal, MR (1979) Low reynolds number flow of a dilute suspension in slowly varying tubes. In: International Journal of Engineering Science, 17 (5). pp. 615-624.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0020-7225(79)90130-7

Abstract

We have discussed here the flow of a dilute suspension of rigid particles in Newtonian fluid in slowly varying tubes characterized by a small parameter ε. Solutions are presented in the form of asymptotic expansions in powers of ε. The effect of the suspension on the fluid is described by two parameters β and γ which depend on the volume fraction of the particles which we assume to be small. It is found that the presence of the particles accelerate the process of eddy formation near the constriction and shifts the point of separation.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2010 07:01
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2010 07:01
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/34289

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