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Natural convective magneto-nanofluid flow and radiative heat transfer past a moving vertical plate

By S. Das and R.N. Jana

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An investigation of the hydromagnetic boundary layer flow past a moving vertical plate in nanofluids in the presence of a uniform transverse magnetic field and thermal radiation has been carried out. Three different types of water-based nanofluids containing copper, aluminum oxide and titanium dioxide are taken into consideration. The governing equations are solved using Laplace transform technique and the solutions are presented in closed form. The numerical values of nanofluid temperature, velocity, the rate of heat transfer and the shear stress at the plate are presented graphically for several values of the pertinent parameters. The present study finds applications in engineering devices

Topics: Natural convection, Magneto-nanofluid, Thermal radiation and vertical plate, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.aej.2015.01.001
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:12a8cc2ca9cc490eb22019e3987b994b
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