Approximate Analytical Solutions for the Nonlinear Brinkman-Forchheimer-Extended Darcy Flow Model
Basant K. Jha, Muhammad L. Kaurangini
DOI: 10.4236/am.2011.212202   PDF   HTML     5,633 Downloads   10,446 Views   Citations


New approximate analytical solutions for steady flow in parallel-plates channels filled with porous materials governed by non-linear Brinkman-Forchheimer extended Darcy model for three different physical situations are presented. These results are compared with those obtained from an implicit finite-difference solution of the corresponding time dependent flow problem. It is seen that the time dependent flow solutions yield the almost same steady state values as obtained by using the new approximate analytical solutions

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B. Jha and M. Kaurangini, "Approximate Analytical Solutions for the Nonlinear Brinkman-Forchheimer-Extended Darcy Flow Model," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 12, 2011, pp. 1432-1436. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.212202.

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