MHD FLOWS DUE TO NON-COAXIAL ROTATIONS OF POROUS DISK AND A VISCOUS FLUID AT INFINITY: GRAPHICAL SOLUTIONS USING MATLAB
R. Lakshmi, Santhakumari
Fluids play a vital role in many aspects of our daily life. We drink water, breath air, fluids run through our bodies and it controls the weather. The study of motion of fluids is a complex phenomena. The equations which govern the flows of Newtonian fluids are Navier-Stokes equations. In this paper, the flows which are due to non – coaxial rotations of porous disk and a fluid at infinity are considered. Analytical solution for the velocity field using Laplace transform is derived. MATLAB coding is written to get the graphical solutions. The results are compared with the existing results. MATLAB software provides accurate results depending on the solution we obtained.
Keywords: Fluids, Navier-Stokes equations, Porous disk, MATLAB, Analytical solution.