Classical Physics


Variational Approach for the Flow of Ree-Eyring and Casson Fluids in Pipes

Authors: Taha Sochi

The flow of Ree-Eyring and Casson non-Newtonian fluids is investigated using a variational principle to optimize the total stress. The variationally-obtained solutions are compared to the analytical solutions derived from the Weissenberg-Rabinowitsch-Mooney equation and the results are found to be identical within acceptable numerical errors and modeling approximations.

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