Advertisement

Applied Scientific Research, Section B

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 266–276 | Cite as

Viscous lifting of a conducting fluid in the presence of a magnetic field

  • M. D. Bradshaw
  • F. J. Young
  • J. F. Osterle
Article

Summary

This paper describes the effect of a magnetic field upon the viscous lifting of a conducting fluid for two types of lifting surfaces; conducting and non-conducting. It is shown that the magnetic field produces very small effects on the film thickness and mass flow rate for the case of the dielectric plate. For the conducting plate, the effects are more pronounced and increase with larger values of the ratio of plate conductivity to fluid conductivity. The analysis employed here is simplified to the extent that the effects of surface tension are not included.

Keywords

Mass Flow Rate Short Circuit Conducting Fluid Dielectric Plate Conducting Plate 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1).
    Van Rossum, J. J., Appl. sci. Res.A 7 (1957–1958) 121–145.Google Scholar
  2. 2).
    Levich, V. G., Physicochemical Hydrodynamics, pp. 669–683, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1962.Google Scholar
  3. 3).
    Blok, H. and J. J. van Rossum, Lifting of Liquids by Viscous Forces, Proc. 7th Int. Congr. Appl. Mech., Vol. 2, Section I, pp. 31–43, 1948.Google Scholar
  4. 4).
    Goucher, F. S. and H. Ward, Phil. Mag.44 (1922) 1002–1014.Google Scholar
  5. 5).
    Derjaguin, B., Comptes Rendus (Doklady) de l’Académie des Sciences de l’URSSXXXIX (1943) 13–16.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Martinus Nijhoff 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. Bradshaw
    • 1
  • F. J. Young
    • 1
  • J. F. Osterle
    • 1
  1. 1.Carnegie Institute of TechnologyPittsburghUSA

Personalised recommendations