Generalized Magnetohydrodynamic Couette flow of a binary mixture of viscous fluids through a horizontal channel under Soret Effect


Animesh. Adhikari,



magnetohydrodynamic,Couette flow,viscous fluids,heat flux ,temperature gradient,


The Soret effect of temperature gradient on separation in generalized magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Couette flow of a binary mixture of incompressible conducting viscous fluids between two parallel plates has been investigated analytically in the case when one plane is subjected to zero heat flux while the other has prescribed temperature. The expressions for velocity, temperature and the concentration are obtained analytically and the behaviour of concentration is shown graphically. It is observed that the temperature gradient separates the binary mixture components and the lighter component gets collected near the moving wall.


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