Fluid Flow Between Porous Rollers

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L. N. Tao

Department of Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill.

D. D. Joseph

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill.

J. Appl. Mech 29(2), 429-433 (Jun 01, 1962) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3640566 History: Received April 06, 1961; Online September 16, 2011


The problem of fluid flow between two porous rollers with a small gap is investigated. Solutions for both large and small values of the porosity of the minimum gap distance are derived. It is found that increasing porosity will decrease the maximum suction and shift its position away from the origin.

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