Couette Flow Profiles for Two Nonclassical Taylor-Couette Cells

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Michael C. Wendl

School of Medicine, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63108

Ramesh K. Agarwal

National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita, KS 67260

J. Fluids Eng 122(2), 435-438 (Feb 07, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483277 History: Received July 08, 1999; Revised February 07, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
Schematic of the conical cell (top) and the spanwise convex stator cell (bottom). Cross-hatched areas represent the rotor and the remaining line segments denote the stator. Cells are symmetric about the center line and the star notation indicates dimensional coordinates.
Grahic Jump Location
Convergence properties of raw and accelerated series at z=ϕ/2 in the conical cell; ϕ=1, –; ϕ=12.75, [[dashed_line]]. The abscissa and ordinate show nondimensional distance from the rotor and loge of the number of terms required for convergence, respectively.
Grahic Jump Location
Convergence properties of raw and accelerated series at θ=π/2 in the convex stator cell. Axes are the same as for Fig. 2.



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