Thermal Radiation, Chemical Reaction, Viscous and Joule Dissipation Effects on MHD Flow Embedded in a Porous Medium
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College of Natural and Computational Science, Debreberhan University, Ethiopia
Online publication date: 2019-08-09
Publication date: 2019-09-01
International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering 2019;24(3):725-737
An analysis is presented to study the effects of thermal radiation, chemical reaction, viscous and Joule dissipation on MHD free convection flow between a pair of infinite vertical Couette channel walls embedded in a porous medium. The fluid flows by a strong transverse magnetic field imposed perpendicularly to the channel wall on the assumption of a small magnetic Reynolds number. The governing non linear partial differential equations are transformed in to ordinary differential equations and are solved analytically. The effect of various parameters viz., Eckert number, electric conductivity, dynamic viscosity and strength of magnetic field on temperature profile has been discussed and presented graphically.
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