Applied Scientific Research, Section A

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 47–52 | Cite as

Slow steady rotation of a sphere in a non-Newtonian inelastic viscous fluid

  • S. K. Datta


In this paper the problem of slow rotation of a sphere about a diameter in a non-Newtonian Reiner-Rivlin fluid has been discussed. It is found that the cross-viscous coefficientμ c has a critical value. Ifμ c is less than this value, the fluid behaves in a similar fashion as an ordinary Newtonian viscous fluid. But ifμ c is greater than this, the phenomenon is partially reversed.


Newtonian Fluid Steady Motion Slow Rotation Plane Lamina Curious Phenomenon 


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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague/Kluwer Academic Publishers 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Datta
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  1. 1.Calcutta Technical SchoolCalcutta 13India

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