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The Accelerated Rotating Disk in a Micropolar Fluid Flow

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The problem of a micropolar fluid about an accelerated disk rotating with angular velocity Ω proportional to time has been studied. By means of the usual similarity transformations, the governing equations are reduced to ordinary non-linear differential equations and then solved numerically, using SOR method and Simpson’s (1/3) rule for s ≥ 0, where s is non-dimensional parameter which measures unsteadiness. The calculations have been carried out using three different grid sizes to check the accuracy of the results. The results have been improved by using Richardson’s extrapolation.

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S. Hussain, M. Kamal and F. Ahmad, "The Accelerated Rotating Disk in a Micropolar Fluid Flow," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2014, pp. 196-202. doi: 10.4236/am.2014.51020.

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