Name: Usha R
Phone No+91 - 44 - 22574611

Area of Research:

1.Fluid Mechanics

Recent Publications:

1.      ( B.Uma and R.Usha) Weakly nonlinear stability  analysis of counter - current gas- liquid film down an inclined plane, Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 52, pp 115 - 128, 2008

2.      (I. Mohammed Rizwan Sadiq and R.Usha) Thin Newtonian film flow down a porous inclined plane: stability analysis, Physics of Fluids,Vol.20, 022105 (1-22), 2008.

3.      (B.Uma and R.Usha) A thin conducting viscous film on an inclined plane in the presence of a uniform normal electric field-Bifurcation scenarios, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 20, 022 803 (1-17), 2008.

4.      (Sudipto Mukhopadhyay, R.Usha, E.G. Tulapurkara), Numerical study of concentrated fluid-particle suspension flow in a wavy channel, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fuids (online available).

5.      (B.Uma and R.Usha) A thin conducting liquid film on a spinning disc in the presence of a magnetic field : dynamics and stability Transactions of ASME - Journal of Applied Mechanics (in press).


Current   Teaching:

            MA 101 Calculus I

            MA 733 Advanced Mathematical Analysis & Differential Eqns


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