Nonlinear thermal radiation and temperature dependent viscosity effects on MHD heat and mass transfer in a thin liquid film over a stretching surface

Prasenjit Saha

Abstract


This paper describes nonlinear thermal radiation effects on MHD heat and mass transfer in a thin liquid film over a permeable unsteady stretching surface taking temperature-dependent fluid viscosity with convective boundary condition. For the non-linearity of the momentum, energy and mass diffusion equations, the problem is solved numerically. At first, Similarity transformations is used to the governing equations to reduce the equations into a set of ordinary differential equations. Then the resulting nonlinear ordinary differential equations are solved using Runge-Kutta-Felberg method with shooting technique. Different physical parameters effects on heat and mass transfer in a thin liquid film are presented graphically. It is found that increase in the unsteadiness parameter leads to increase in the velocity distribution, temperature and concentration gradient. Further, increase in the value of magnetic parameter results in a decrease in the velocity profile and increase in the temperature and concentration gradient. For enhancement of thermal radiation decreases the temperature gradient of the thin film flow. Also, for increase in viscosity variation parameter is to decrease velocity distribution but reverse effects shown in case of temperature and concentration gradient.

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Published: 2021-10-29

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Prasenjit Saha, Nonlinear thermal radiation and temperature dependent viscosity effects on MHD heat and mass transfer in a thin liquid film over a stretching surface, J. Math. Comput. Sci., 11 (2021), 8240-8257

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