Exact Solution for Unsteady Flow of Viscous Incompressible Fluid Over a Suddenly Accelerated Flat Plate (Stokes' First Problem) Using Laplace Transforms

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    With the Navier-Stokes Equation in Cartesian form (in absence of body forces), Laplace Transforms provides a simple approach towards solving the unsteady flow of a viscous incompressible fluid over a suddenly accelerated flat plate. On comparing the results between  Laplace Transforms and similarity methods, it reveals that Laplace Transforms is simple and effective.

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Article ID: 15000
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i3.6.15000

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