Effect of Thermal Radiation on Heat Transfer Overan Unsteady Stretching Surface in A Micropolar Fluid with Variable Heat Flux

Effect of Thermal Radiation on Heat Transfer Overan Unsteady Stretching Surface in A Micropolar Fluid with Variable Heat Flux

N.T.Eldabe E.M.A. Elbashbeshy T.G. Emam E.M. Elsaid 

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt

Mathematics Department, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt

Mathematics Department, The German University in Cairo-GUC, New Cairo City, Cairo, Egypt

Department of Communications, Faculty of Engineering, Akhbar El Yom Academy, 6 October, Egypt.

Corresponding Author Email: 
essamscience80@yahoo.com
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93-98
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.18280/ijht.300114
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Accepted: 
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Published: 
30 June 2012
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Abstract: 

Effect of thermal radiation on flow and heat transfer over an unsteady stretching surface in a micropolar fluid with variable heat flux is studied. The governing partial differential boundary layer equations are transformed into a system of ordinary differential equations containing the material parameter K, radiation parameter R, unsteadiness parameter A and Prandtl number Pr. These equations are solved numerically by mathematica program. Comparison of the numerical results is made with previously published results under the special cases, the results are found to be in good agreement. The effects of the unsteadiness parameter A, material parameter K, radiation parameter R and Prandtl number Pr on the flow and heat transfer are studied.

1. Introduction
2. Formulation of The Problem
3. Numerical Solutions
4. Skin Friction Coefficient, Couple Stress and Nusselt Number
5. Results and Discussion
6. Conclusion
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