On the geometrical and physical properties of a plane magnetogasdynamical flow

  • Neelam Gupta
  • R. Ram
  • V. D. Sharma
Original Papers


Compressible magnetogasdynamic steady plane flows are studied by using the formulation in terms of a curvilinear coordinate systems, which is determined by quadratures. The approach is illustrated through several cases of special flow patterns arising from geometrical and physical specifications. It is investigated as to how the magnetic field strength and the adiabatic heat exponent influence the flow patterns as compared with the corresponding nonmagnetic case.


Magnetic Field Coordinate System Field Strength Flow Pattern Mathematical Method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neelam Gupta
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Ram
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. D. Sharma
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyBombay
  2. 2.Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Institute of TechnologyBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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