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International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering

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Influence of soret effect on mhd mixed convection flow of visco-elastic fluid past a vertical surface with hall effect

A.K. Jha / K. Choudhary / A. Sharma
Published Online: 2014-03-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ijame-2014-0007


The present paper deals with the unsteady motion of an MHD free convection flow of an incompressible non- Newtonian viscoelastic fluid past an infinite vertical plate in the presence of a heat source and Soret effect. A parametric study illustrating the influence of various parameters on the temperature, velocity as well as on the skin-friction and rate of heat transfer is conducted. The results of the effect of the magnetic field, the parameter describing the non-Newtonian behavior, and the velocity of suction and injection on both the velocity and temperature distributions are examined and shown graphically

Keywords: thermal diffusion; Hall parameter; MHD; elastic parameter; Schmidt number; heat source


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Published Online: 2014-03-07

Published in Print: 2014-02-01

Citation Information: International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 79–95, ISSN (Print) 1734-4492, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ijame-2014-0007.

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