Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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The Effect of Temperature and Pressure Dependent Viscosity on Thermal Convection in a Rotating Couple-Stress Fluid Saturating a Porous Medium: A Nonlinear Stability Analysis



Address:   Shalu Choudhary and Sunil
Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, (H.P.) 177005, India
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ABSTRACT:
A conditional nonlinear stability threshold for rotating in a couple-stress fluid heated from below saturating a porous media with temperature and pressure dependent viscosity is exactly the same as the linear instability boundary. This optimal result is important because it shows that linearized instability theory has captured completely the physics of the onset of convection. Then the effect of couple stress parameter , variable dependent viscosity , medium permeability , Taylor number and Darcy-Brinkman number on the onset of convection are also analyzed.
KEYWORDS:
Couple-stress fluid; temperature and pressure dependent viscosity; porous medium; medium permeability; rotation; porosity.
Cite:
Shalu Choudhary , unil. The Effect of Temperature and Pressure Dependent Viscosity on Thermal Convection in a Rotating Couple-Stress Fluid Saturating a Porous Medium: A Nonlinear Stability Analysis. Research J. Science and Tech 5(1): Jan.-Mar.2013 page 55-64.
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