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Effects of Variable Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity on MHD Flow of Micropolar Fluid in a Continuous Moving Flat Plate

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 122 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors:
G. C. Hazarika
Bandita Phukan
10.5120/21722-4873

G c Hazarika and Bandita Phukan. Article: Effects of Variable Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity on MHD Flow of Micropolar Fluid in a Continuous Moving Flat Plate. International Journal of Computer Applications 122(8):29-37, July 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {G.c. Hazarika and Bandita Phukan},
	title = {Article: Effects of Variable Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity on MHD Flow of Micropolar Fluid in a Continuous Moving Flat Plate},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {122},
	number = {8},
	pages = {29-37},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Effects of temperature dependent viscosity and thermal conductivity on magnetohydrodynamic flow and heat transfer over a continuous moving plate of a micropolar fluid have been studied. The fluid viscosity and thermal conductivity are assumed to be vary as inverse linear functions of temperature. Using similarity transformations the governing partial differential equations of motion are reduced to ordinary ones, which are solved numerically for prescribed boundary conditions using shooting method. Numerical results for the velocity, angular velocity, temperature profiles and magnetic field are shown graphically and the Skin friction and Nusselt number are presented in tabular form for various values of the parameters giving the flow and heat transfer characteristics.

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