Mathematical Physics


The Flow of Newtonian Fluids in Axisymmetric Corrugated Tubes

Authors: Taha Sochi

This article deals with the flow of Newtonian fluids through axially-symmetric corrugated tubes. An analytical method to derive the relation between volumetric flow rate and pressure drop in laminar flow regimes is presented and applied to a number of simple tube geometries of converging-diverging nature. The method is general in terms of fluid and tube shape within the previous restrictions. Moreover, it can be used as a basis for numerical integration where analytical relations cannot be obtained due to mathematical difficulties.

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[v1] 2016-12-09 05:30:01

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