EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Influence of partial slip on the peristaltic flow in a porous medium

T. Hayat, Q. Hussain and N. Ali

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2008, vol. 387, issue 14, 3399-3409

Abstract: In this paper, the slip effects are discussed on the peristaltic flow of a viscous fluid in a porous medium. A long wavelength approximation is used in the flow modelling. The solutions for stream function and axial velocity are constructed by employing the Adomian decomposition method. Numerical integration has been used for the pumping and trapping phenomena. Graphs illustrate the physical behavior. It is noted that the size of the trapped bolus decreases and its symmetry disappears for large values of the slip parameter. Further, the peristaltic pumping rate decreases by increasing the slip parameter.

Keywords: Peristaltic motion; Viscous fluid; Slip condition; Porous medium (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378437108001805
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only. Journal offers the option of making the article available online on Science direct for a fee of $3,000

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:387:y:2008:i:14:p:3399-3409

DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2008.02.040

Access Statistics for this article

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications is currently edited by K. A. Dawson, J. O. Indekeu, H.E. Stanley and C. Tsallis

More articles in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Haili He ().

 
Page updated 2020-05-02
Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:387:y:2008:i:14:p:3399-3409