Double-Sided Couette Flow
Description

The laminar flow of an incompressible viscous fluid in the space between two parallel plates can be described by a linear ODE for u(y): d2u/dy2 = 1/m dp/dx where m is the dynamic viscosity of the fluid and dp/dx is the pressure gradient. The boundary conditions are u(-h) = u1 (lower plate velocity) and u(h) = u2 (upper plate velocity)

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Authors: David Gerhardinger, William C. Guttner. Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA.

 

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