Flow and temperature fields in an annulus between two rotating cylinders have been examined in this study. While the outer cylinder is stationary, the inner cylinder is rotating with a constant angular speed. A homogeneous and isotropic porous layer is press-fit to the inner surface of the outer cylinder. The porous sleeve is saturated with the fluid that fills the annulus. The Brinkman-extended Darcy equations are used to model the flow in the porous layer while Navier-Stokes equations are used for the fluid layer. The conditions applied at the interface between the porous and fluid layers are the continuity of temperature, heat flux, tangential velocity and shear stress. Analytical solutions have been attempted. Through these solutions, the effects of Darcy number, Brinkman number, and porous sleeve thickness on the velocity profile and temperature distribution are studied.

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