The effect of suction on boundary layer for rotating flows with or without magnetic field

  • G. Nath
  • B. J. Venkatachala


The effect of suction on the steady laminar incompressible boundarylayer flow for a stationary infinite disc with or without magnetic field, when the fluid at a large distance from the surface of the disc undergoes a solid body rotation, has been studied. The governing coupled nonlinear equations have been solved numerically using the shooting method with least square convergence criterion. It has been found that suction tends to reduce the velocity overshoot and damp the oscillation.


Velocity Profile Magnetic Parameter Shooting Method Axial Velocity Profile Solid Body Rotation 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nath
    • 1
  • B. J. Venkatachala
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangalore

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