Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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A three-dimensional stretching flow of an Oldroyd fluid

Author: N. Phan-Thien
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 45 (1987), 23-37
MSC: Primary 76A05
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/885165
MathSciNet review: 885165
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Abstract: It is shown that a three-dimensional stretching flow of an Oldroyd-type fluid has an exact solution. As the fluid becomes Maxwellian, the solution permits a vortex sheet to propagate from the boundary into the flow domain. Furthermore, it is shown that there exists a critical Weissenberg number above which a stress component increases exponentially with time.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/885165
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