power-law fluid

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power-law fluid

[′pau̇·ər ‚lȯ ‚flü·əd]
(fluid mechanics)
A fluid in which the shear stress at any point is proportional to the rate of shear at that point raised to some power.
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De Witt, "Momentum and heat transfer on a continuous moving surface in a power law fluid," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.
Roy, SC, Dutt, DK, "Wire Coating by Withdrawal from a Bath of Power Law Fluid.
Olajuwon, "Heat and mass transfer in a hydromagnetic flow of a micropolar power law fluid with hall effect in the presence of chemical reaction and thermal diffusion," Journal of the Serbian Society for Computational Mechanics, vol.
Some specific topics include exergoeconomic analysis of a steam power plant in Iran, mass transport in a microchannel bioreactor with a porous wall, forced vibration behavior of an adhesively bonded single-lap joint, lean layout in an automotive parts manufacturer, and electro-osmotic flow in a nanotube with power law fluid.
It can be seen that the phase trajectories in case of Newtonian fluid and power law fluid are marginally different.
One method to quantify this shear thinning quality is to use the power law fluid equation given in equation 5.
w]) for a Newtonian fluid is a factor [Alpha] higher, where [Alpha] depends upon n for a power law fluid.
Shah (2010) has proposed a mathematical model for discussing the effects of magnetic field on power law fluid in stenosed artery.
Similarly, the numerical predictions of friction pressure gradients in the case of a power law fluid in an eccentric annulus (Table 2, case a) are compared in Figure 4 to the experimental data published by Mitsuishi and Aoyagi [26].
In contrast, in spite of the fact that many fluids of industrial significance display shear-thinning and shear-thickening characteristics, very little information is available on the analogous problem of power law fluid flow past tube bundles.
The governing equations for the gap flow are established and solved for an isothermal power law fluid, under constant pressure along the parting line where flash begins.
1982, Long wavelength approximation to peristaltic motion of a power law fluid, Rheol.