Thin film flow of non-Newtonian fluids on a moving belt

A. M. Siddiqui, M. Ahmed, Q. K. Ghori

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Abstract

In this paper, the thin film flow of two non-Newtonian fluids namely, a Sisko fluid and an Oldroyd 6-constant fluid on a vertical moving belt is considered. The nonlinear equations governing the flow problems are formulated and analyzed, using homotopy perturbation method due to He. Explicit expressions for velocity field are obtained and graphically sketched. Volume flux and average velocity are also calculated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1006-1016
Number of pages11
JournalChaos, Solitons and Fractals
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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