Effects of Heat and Mass Transfer on MHD Flow of Viscoelastic Micro-Polar Fluid Through A Porous Medium with Heat Source and Chemical Reaction

Kuppala R. Sekhar*
Assistant Professor, Department of H & S, Vemu Institute of Technology, P. Kothakota, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Periodicity:October - December'2018
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jmat.7.4.15377

Abstract

The present study investigates heat and mass transfer effects on unsteady flow of a visco-elastic fluid over an infinite moving permeable plate in a saturated porous medium in the presence of a transverse magnetic field with chemical reaction and heat sink are studied. The governing equations are solved analytically by using general perturbation technique to obtain the expressions for velocity, micro-rotation, temperature and concentration. The result shows that the effect of the chemical reaction parameter and heat source parameter increases, with increasing in micro-rotation across the boundary layer while visco-elastic parameter decreases in the vicinity of the plate. With the aid of these, the expressions for skin-friction coefficient, Nusselt number and Sherwood numbers are presented in tabular form.

Keywords

Micro-Polar Fluid, Perturbation Technique, Heat and Mass Transfer, Heat Source, Chemical Reaction.

How to Cite this Article?

Sekhar, K. R. (2018). Effects of Heat and Mass Transfer on MHD Flow of Viscoelastic Micro-Polar Fluid Through a Porous Medium with Heat Source and Chemical Reaction, i-manager's Journal on Mathematics, 7(4), 27-38. https://doi.org/10.26634/jmat.7.4.15377

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