AM  Vol.6 No.12 , November 2015
MHD Fluctuating Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluid through a Porous Medium Bounded by an Infinite Porous Plate
Author(s) Dhiman Bose, Uma Basu
ABSTRACT
In present paper, an investigation has been made on the fluctuating flow of a non-Newtonian second grade fluid through a porous medium over a semi-infinite porous plate in presence of a transverse magnetic field B0. The governing equations have been solved analytically and the expressions for the velocity and stress fields are obtained. The free stream velocity U(t) fluctuates in time about a non-zero constant mean. The effects of the permeability parameter K and magnetic field parameter M on velocity field have been analyzed quantitatively with the help of figures. It is noticed that the velocity field asymptotically approaches free stream velocity as it goes far away from the plate.

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Bose, D. and Basu, U. (2015) MHD Fluctuating Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluid through a Porous Medium Bounded by an Infinite Porous Plate. Applied Mathematics, 6, 1988-1995. doi: 10.4236/am.2015.612176.
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