Couette_flow_exact_solution

Couette_flow_exact_solution - ∂ ∂ z of anything = 0 w =...

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Example Problem – Exact Solution for Couette Flow Given : Steady, incompressible, laminar flow in the x - y plane between two infinite parallel plates. y x V h Fluid: ρ , µ Fixed plate Moving plate Assumptions and approximations : 1. The flow is steady [ / t of anything = 0]. 2. The flow is two-dimensional in the x - y plane [
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Unformatted text preview: ∂ / ∂ z of anything = 0, w = 0]. 3. Gravity effects are negligible or ignored. 4. The flow is fully developed [ ∂ / ∂ x of any velocity = 0 – velocity does not change with x ]. 5. Pressure is constant everywhere. To do : Calculate the velocity field. Solution : [to be done in class]...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course ME 33 taught by Professor Cimbala during the Fall '05 term at Penn State.

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