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# Influence of Chemical Reaction, Heat Source, Soret and Dufour Effects on Separation of a Binary Fluid Mixture in MHD Natural Convection Flow in Porous Media

10.5120/15545-4099 |

B R Sharma, Kabita Nath and Debozani Borgohain. Article: Influence of Chemical Reaction, Heat Source, Soret and Dufour Effects on Separation of a Binary Fluid Mixture in MHD Natural Convection Flow in Porous Media. *International Journal of Computer Applications* 90(2):12-19, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article, author = {B. R. Sharma and Kabita Nath and Debozani Borgohain}, title = {Article: Influence of Chemical Reaction, Heat Source, Soret and Dufour Effects on Separation of a Binary Fluid Mixture in MHD Natural Convection Flow in Porous Media}, journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications}, year = {2014}, volume = {90}, number = {2}, pages = {12-19}, month = {March}, note = {Full text available} }

### Abstract

Separation of a heat absorbing or generating binary fluid mixture of incompressible viscous fluids in MHD natural convection flow about a vertical surface embedded in a saturated porous medium subjected to a chemical reaction is numerically analyzed, by taking into account the Soret and Dufour effects. The temperature and concentration profiles are drawn and the effects of magnetic, Lewish, Dufour, Soret, heat source, sustention parameter, order of the chemical reaction and chemical reaction parameter are exhibited graphically. The Nusselt and local Sherwood numbers are tabulated for various values of the above mentioned parameters. It is observed from the table that the Nusselt and local Sherwood numbers are effected significantly due to the presence of the chemical reaction and the magnetic field.

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