Steady Magnetohydrodynamic Visco-Elastic Heat Generating /Absorbing Slip Flow Through A Porous Medium with Radiation Effect

Steady Magnetohydrodynamic Visco-Elastic Heat Generating /Absorbing Slip Flow Through A Porous Medium with Radiation Effect

Samuel O. Adesanya

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Redeemer’s University, Km 46/48 Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Redemption City, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Page: 
69-74
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.18280/ijht.300111
Received: 
N/A
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Accepted: 
N/A
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Published: 
30 June 2012
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Abstract: 

This paper investigates the combined effect of heat source/sink and radiative heat transfer to steady flow of a conducting optically thick visco-elastic fluid through a channel filled with saturated porous medium induced by nonuniform walls temperature. Analytical solutions of the nonlinear ordinary differential equations governing the flow are obtained using Adomian decomposition method. The effects of different parameters in the model on the temperature and velocity profiles are presented and discussed.

Keywords: 

Navier slip, thermal radiation, heat generating/absorbing, Erying-Powell

1. Introduction
2. Model Formulation
3. Method of Solution
4. Discussion of Results
5. Conclusion
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