Accession Number : AD0469176
Title : Theory of Micropolar Fluids
Descriptive Note : Research rept.
Corporate Author : PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IN SCHOOL OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS
Personal Author(s) : Eringen, A C
Report Date : Jul 1965
Pagination or Media Count : 42
Abstract : Equations of motion, constitutive equations and boundary conditions are derived for a class of fluids named micropolar fluids. These fluids respond to micro-rotational motions and spin inertia and therefore can support couple stress and distributed body couples. Thermodynamical restrictions are studied in detail and field equations are obtained for the density, velocity vector and micro-rotation vector. The system is solved for a channel flow exhibiting certain interesting phenomena.
Descriptors : *FLUIDS , *THERMODYNAMICS , ADDITIVES , ANISOTROPY , DIPOLE MOMENTS , EQUATIONS OF STATE , INEQUALITIES , INERTIA , MICROSTRUCTURE , MOMENTS , PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS , POLYMERS , ROTATION , SPINNING(MOTION) , STRESSES , TENSOR ANALYSIS , VELOCITY
Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE