International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences

ISSN: 2455-7749

Effects of Double Stratification on MHD Flow and Heat Transfer of Nanofluid along a Permeable Vertical Plate

P. Murali Krishna
Department of Mathematics, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, 641112, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Tamil Nadu, India.

Ch. Ramreddy
Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Warangal-506004, Telangana, India.

Ch. Venkata Rao
Department of Mathematics, M.V.G.R. College of Engineering (A), Vizianagaram-535005, Andhra Pradesh, India.

DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.6-107

Received on December 12, 2018
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Accepted on August 17, 2019

Abstract

This numerical work deals with the problem of Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) flow of a doubly stratified Buongiorno’s nanofluid along a permeable vertical flat plate. The resultant dimensionless system of coupled non-linear differential equations is solved numerically by utilizing Pseudo Spectral Collocation Method with Local Linearization Technique. For diverse values of the flow influenced parameters, the fluid flow, heat and mass transfer characteristics are explored and shown graphically. The presence of both parameters strongly influences the convective heat and mass transport in the nanofluid medium.

Keywords- MHD, Double stratification, Spectral collocation method.

Citation

Krishna, P. M., Ramreddy, C., & Rao, C. V. (2019). Effects of Double Stratification on MHD Flow and Heat Transfer of Nanofluid along a Permeable Vertical Plate. International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, 4(6), 1362-1372. https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.6-107.

Conflict of Interest

The authors confirm that there is no conflict of interest to declare for this publication.

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to express their sincere thanks to the referee and for their valuable suggestions towards the improvement of the paper.

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