The unsteady flow of a Maxwell fluid through a porous medium induced by a constantly accelerating plate is studied. Exact solution is established by means of Adomian decomposition method. The similar solution for a Newtonian fluid is obtained as a limiting case of the Maxwell fluid solution.
Keywords: Maxwell Fluid, constantly accelerating plates, Porous medium, Adomian Decomposition Method
Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 19 (November, 2011), pp 249 – 254