Novel idea about the peristaltic flow of heated Newtonian fluid in elliptic duct having ciliated walls

L.B. McCash, S. Nadeem, S. Akhtar, A. Saleem, S. Saleem, A. Issakhov

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This novel investigation unfolds the mathematical model of peristaltic flow in an elliptic duct having ciliated walls. The current assessment is carried out by considering a heated Newtonian viscous fluid in this ciliated elliptic duct. A detailed heat transfer study combined with various physical aspects of peristalsis is provided. We have incorporated the appropriate and useful transformations that simplify this mathematical problem into its non-dimensional form with relevant non-dimensional boundary conditions over the surface of ciliated elliptic duct. Finally, the exact mathematical results are computed for this interesting problem. A thorough graphical assessment is also included for a complete understanding of mathematical results. The axially symmetric flow behaviour is noted for both velocity and temperature profiles in this elliptic duct having ciliated walls.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAlexandria Engineering Journal
Early online date6 Aug 2021
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 6 Aug 2021

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