The Time-Dependent Similarity Solutions of Boundary Layer Equations of Power-Law Fluids with Non-Isothermal Surface
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2014, Pages: 235-239
Received: Sep. 16, 2014; Accepted: Sep. 23, 2014; Published: Sep. 30, 2014
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Muhammet Yurusoy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
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Abstract
Unsteady, two dimensional boundary layer flows over a heated surface of power-law fluids are investigated. Surface temperature is assumed to have o power-law variation with the time and the distance. Similarity transformation is applied to the partial differential equation system with three independent variables is reduced into an ordinary differential equations systems. Numerical solutions of non-linear differential equations are found by using a finite difference scheme. Solutions are obtained for boundary layer flow velocity and thermal boundary layer profile. Effects of flow behavior index, Prandtl number, suction-injection parameter and surface temperature exponent with the time and the distance are outlined in the figures.
Keywords
Unsteady Flow, Power-Law Fluids, Non-Isothermal Surface
To cite this article
Muhammet Yurusoy, The Time-Dependent Similarity Solutions of Boundary Layer Equations of Power-Law Fluids with Non-Isothermal Surface, Applied and Computational Mathematics. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2014, pp. 235-239. doi: 10.11648/j.acm.20140305.17
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