This article analyses the effects of radiation absorption and mass transfer on the steady free convective flow of a viscous, incompressible and electrically conducting fluid past an infinite vertical flat plate through a porous medium with an aligned magnetic field. Analytical solutions for concentration, temperature, and velocity are obtained by solving the governing equations in two cases namely (i) when the plate is at uniform temperature and concentration and (ii) when the plate is at constant heat and mass flux. Further the rate of mass transfer in terms of the Sherwood number, rate of heat transfer in terms of Nusselt number and skin friction in terms of shear stress are also derived. The effects of various flow parameters on concentration, temperature, velocity, Sherwood number, Nusselt number and skin-friction affecting the flow field are discussed and analyzed.
Manjulatha, V.; K. Varma, S. V.; and C Raju, V. C.
Effects of Radiation Absorption and Mass Transfer on the Free Convective Flow Passed a Vertical Flat Plate through a Porous Medium in an Aligned Magnetic Field,
Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM), Vol. 9,
1, Article 7.
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