Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-0257(02)00079-4
Title: Viscoelastic mobility problem using a boundary element method
Authors: Phan-Thien, N. 
Fan, X.-J.
Keywords: Boundary element method
Mobility problem
Oldroyd-B fluid
Viscoelastic fluid
Issue Date: 15-Aug-2002
Source: Phan-Thien, N., Fan, X.-J. (2002-08-15). Viscoelastic mobility problem using a boundary element method. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 105 (2-3) : 131-152. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-0257(02)00079-4
Abstract: In this paper, the complete double layer boundary integral equation formulation for Stokes flows is extended to viscoelastic fluids to solve the mobility problem for a particle in an unbounded body of fluid, where the non-linearity is handled by using particular solutions of the Stokes inhomogeneous equation. Some meshless techniques are employed and a point-wise solver is used to solve the viscoelastic constitutive equation, avoiding volume meshing. The method is tested against the numerical solution for a sphere settling in an unbounded Oldroyd-B fluid. Some results on a prolate motion in shear flow for the Oldroyd-B fluid are reported and compared qualitatively with some theoretical and experimental results. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/61679
ISSN: 03770257
DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0257(02)00079-4
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