Effect Double Stratification on Mixed Convection in a Power-Law Fluid Saturated Porous Medium

Effect Double Stratification on Mixed Convection in a Power-Law Fluid Saturated Porous Medium

D. Srinivasacharya G. Swamy Reddy 

Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology Warangal-506004, Andhra Pradesh, India

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141-146
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.18280/ijht.300220
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Accepted: 
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Published: 
31 December 2012
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Abstract: 

Mixed convection heat and mass transfer along a vertical plate embedded in a power-law fluid saturated Darcy porous medium with thermal and solutal stratification effects is studied. The governing partial differential equations are transformed into ordinary differential equations using similarity transformations and then solved numerically using shooting method. The non-dimensional heat and mass transfer coefficient are presented graphically for various values of power-law index, Lewis number, thermal and solutal stratification parameters. 

1. Introduction
2. Mathematical Formulation
3. Shooting Method Numerical Procedure
4. Results and Discussion
5. Conclusions
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