skin friction


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skin friction

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skin friction

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(General Physics) the friction acting on a solid body when it is moving through a fluid
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The whole upper vault is charged with pale krypton vapours, which our skin friction may excite to unholy manifestations.
Table 3 shows the effect of increasing the magnetic field intensity on the skin friction coefficient and the Nusselt number for constant values of viscosity and thermal conductivity.
Skin friction coefficient: Changes induced by skin hydration and emollient application and correlation with perceived skin feel.
Influence of the hydrophobic and hydrophilic characteristics of sliding and slider surfaces on friction coefficient: in vivo human skin friction comparison.
Table 1, depicts that the skin friction coefficient at the plate increase with the increase in [K.sub.0], Gr, [omega], but decrease with increase in M & Pr.
Assuming the free stream velocity to be uniform the governing equations of the flow field are solved and approximate solutions are obtained for the velocity field, temperature field, concentration distribution, skin friction and the rate of heat transfer in terms of Nusselt number.
In laminar flows, roughness elements have no effect on skin friction or heat transfer, provided that the height of the element is small compared to the pipe diameter or boundary layer thickness.
The expressions for the skin friction coefficients and couple stress coefficients, including velocity and microrotation velocity, are determined to understand the flow characteristics.
[8] solved the Blasius and Sakiadis problems in nanofluids and concluded that the inclusion of nanoparticles into the base fluid had resulted in an increase of the skin friction and heat transfer coefficients.
The dependency of the local skin friction coefficient, Nusselt number, and Sherwood number on seven parameters, namely, the stretching/shrinking, velocity slip, thermal slip, concentration slip, magnetic, Brownian motion, and thermophoresis parameters, is the main focus of the present investigation.
The skin friction, Nusselt number, and Sherwood number are important physical parameters for this type of boundary layer flow and are given by