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Poiseuille flow of a micropolar fluid

Delhommelle, Jerome; Evans, Denis

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We use non-equilibrium molecular dynamics simulations to study the flow of a micropolar fluid and to test an extended Navier-Stokes theory (ENS) for such fluids. The angular streaming velocity (which is of course missing in the classical Navie-Stokes theory) and the translational streaming velocity are found to be in good agreement with the predictions of ENS theory. Besides, owing to molecular rotation, the translational streaming velocity profile is shown to deviate from the classical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71481
Source: Molecular Physics
DOI: 10.1080/00268970210145320

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