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Combined convection in power-law fluids along a nonisothermal vertical plate in a porous medium

Kumari, Mahesh and Gorla, Rama Subba Reddy (1996) Combined convection in power-law fluids along a nonisothermal vertical plate in a porous medium. In: Transport in Porous Media, 24 (2). pp. 157-166.

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Abstract

The problem of combined 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 surface heat flux 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 to 2.0.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: non-Newtonian fluids;combined convection;heat transfer
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011 07:12
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2011 07:12
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/37079

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