Oscillatory MHD Flow of Blood through an Artery with Mild Stenosis (RESEARCH NOTE)


1 Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

2 Mathematics, IBS, Khnadari, Agra

3 Mathematics, Lakshmi Narain College of Technology


The purpose of this work is to study the effect of oscillatory MHD blood flow in stenosed artery. The analytical and numerical results are obtained for oscillatory MHD blood flow, which is assumed to be a Newtonian fluid. It was also assumed that the surface roughness is of cosine shaped and the maximum height of roughness is negligible, compared with the radius of un-constricted tube. The fluid mechanics of MHD blood flow in a stenosed artery is studied through a mathematical analysis, and the impact of magnetic effect on the instantaneous flow rate is discussed, which reduces, if we increase the Hartman number.