A study has been made on the steady, incompressible developing MHD flow in a parallel-plate channel. The applied magnetic field is uniform but its direction makes an arbitrary angle with the channel axis. The full Navier-Stokes equations have been employed in the analysis. Velocity development and induced magnetic fields are found. The results show that for a weak field the entrance length decreases with the magnetic field and only the transverse component of the field has an effect. However, in a strong field the entrance length is found to either increase or decrease with the field depending upon the angle of inclination.

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