Magnetohydrodynamic Viscous Flow Separation in a Channel With Constrictions

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C. Midya, G. C. Layek

Department of Mathematics, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, WB, India  

A. S. Gupta

Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India  

T. Ray Mahapatra

Department of Mathematics, R. B. C. College, Naihati, 24-parganas(N), WB, India

J. Fluids Eng 125(6), 952-962 (Jan 12, 2004) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1627834 History: Received September 04, 2002; Revised June 24, 2003; Online January 12, 2004
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A sketch of the physical problem
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Arrangement of dependent variables in a typical MAC cell
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Distribution of shear stress on upper wall for different values of M at Re=50,x0=1,ht=0.5.
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(a) Velocity profiles for different values of M at x=1.507 for Re=1000,ht=0.3,hb=0.3,x0=2. (b) Velocity profiles for M=0, 3, 5, and 7 at x=−4.855, −2.534, −1.507, 0, 1.38, 2.017, 2.79, 3.868, and 4.568 for Re=1000,ht=0.3,hb=0.3,x0=2.
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(a) Distribution of shear stress on upper wall for different values of M at Re=350,x0=1,ht=0.5,hb=0. (b) Distribution of shear stress on lower wall for different values of M at Re=350,x0=1,ht=0.5,hb=0. (c) Distribution of pressure on the upper wall for the constriction geometry x0=1,ht=0.5,hb=0,Re=350 for different values of M.
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(a) Distribution of shear stress on upper wall for different values of M at Re=2000,x0=2,ht=0.3,hb=0.3. (b) Distribution of shear stress on lower wall for different values of M at Re=2000,x0=2,ht=0.3,hb=0.3.
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Distribution of r.m.s. v-velocity on the channel centerline against Re for different values of M with x0=2,ht=0.3,hb=0.3



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