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Development of Magnetohydrodynamic Flow in a Parallel-Plate Channel in an Inclined Field

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S. Rajaram, C. P. Yu

State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, N. Y. 14260

J. Fluids Eng 105(1), 71-75 (Mar 01, 1983) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240945 History: Received March 26, 1981; Online October 26, 2009

Abstract

A study has been made on the steady, incompressible developing MHD flow in a parallel-plate channel. The applied magnetic field is uniform but its direction makes an arbitrary angle with the channel axis. The full Navier-Stokes equations have been employed in the analysis. Velocity development and induced magnetic fields are found. The results show that for a weak field the entrance length decreases with the magnetic field and only the transverse component of the field has an effect. However, in a strong field the entrance length is found to either increase or decrease with the field depending upon the angle of inclination.

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