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Effect of a Sawtooth Boundary on Couette Flow

Mateescu, Gabriel and Wang, -Y and Ribbens, Calvin J and Watson, Layne T (1998) Effect of a Sawtooth Boundary on Couette Flow. Technical Report ncstrl.vatech_cs//TR-98-01, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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The relative tagential motion of a smooth plate and a corrugated plate separated by a viscous fluid is studied. The full Navier-Stokes equations are solved using Hermite collocation and Newton's method. Detailed streamlines and vorticity distributions are determined. The increased drag due to corrugation is found to be substantial.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:480
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Deposited On:05 December 2001
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