Effects of Thermophoresis on Unsteady MHD Free Convective Heat and Mass Transfer along an Inclined Porous Plate with Heat Generation in Presence of Magnetic Field


An analysis of Thermophoresis effect on unsteady magneto-hydrodynamic free convection flow over an inclined porous plate with time dependent suction in presence of magnetic field with heat generation has been considered by employing Nachtsheim-Swigert shooting iteration technique along with sixth order Runge-Kutta integration scheme. Resulting non-dimensional velocity, temperature and concentration profiles are then presented graphically for different values of the parameters entering into the problem. Finally, the effects of the pertinent parameters on the skin-friction coefficient, the rate of heat transfer (Nusselt number) and wall deposition flux (Stanton number), which are of physical interest, are exhibited in tabular form.

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M. Kabir and M. Mahbub, "Effects of Thermophoresis on Unsteady MHD Free Convective Heat and Mass Transfer along an Inclined Porous Plate with Heat Generation in Presence of Magnetic Field," Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 120-129. doi: 10.4236/ojfd.2012.24012.

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