Similarity solution for MHD nanofluid flow with heat generation in the presence of radiation and chemical reaction effects
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Department of Mathematics, Dr Ambedkar Govt Arts College, Chennai 600039, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Department of Mathematics, Bharathi Women’s College, Chennai 600108, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Publication date: 2023-03-01
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G. Palani
International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering 2023;28(1):71-83
An analysis has been carried out to study the two-dimensional free convective boundary layer MHD nanofluid flow past an inclined plate with heat generation, chemical reaction and radiation effects under convective boundary conditions. The partial differential equations describing the flow are coupled nonlinear. They have been reduced to nonlinear ordinary differential equations by utilizing a similarity transformation, which is then solved numerically with the aid of the Runge-Kutta-based shooting technique. Graphs depict the influence of different controlling factors on the velocity, temperature, and concentration profiles. Numerical findings for skin friction, Nusselt number and Sherwood number are reviewed for distinct physical parameter values. In a limited sense, there is a good correlation between the current study's results and those of the earlier published work.
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