The steady motion of an incompressible electrically conducting laminar visco-elastic fluid over a semi-infinite inclined plate is considered in presence of a magnetic field of uniform strength acting perpendicular to the plate. The dimensionless coupled non-linear differential equations are solved by regular perturbation technique. The enquires are made about the velocity, temperature and concentration fields with shearing stress, Nusselt number and Sherwood number on the wall. Quantitative analysis of the results are presented with a view to disclose the simultaneous effects of heat and mass transfer with the influence of fluid elasticity. It has been shown that the classical solutions are limiting cases of the present analysis. The visco-elastic fluid is found to have immense importance in most polymetric and biological liquids.
heat transfer, mass transfer, inclined plate, MHD, visco-elastic, heat generation
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