Exploration of radiative heat on magnetohydrodynamic rotating fluid flow through a vertical sheet

Ram Prakash Sharma, Sachin Shaw, S. R. Mishra, Seema Tinker

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Abstract

An analysis is built up for the exploration of radiative heat transport on the magnetohydrodynamic flow of rotating fluid over a vertical sheet. The inclusion of thermal radiation in conjunction with the reacting species enhances the energy as well as the solutal profiles respectively. In an advance, external heat source and applied magnetic field effects are considered for further improvement. As the magnetic Reynolds number is low, the influence of the induced magnetic field is neglected. The transformation of governing nonlinear partial differential equations into coupled nonlinear ordinary differential equations is attained with a proper supposition of similarity variables. Moreover, the solution of these transformed equations is scheduled using the “Runge–Kutta fourth-order” method numerically in association with the “shooting technique.” The simulation or various illustrating parameters affecting the flow phenomena are obtained and displayed through graphs and for numerical validation with earlier published work shows the convergence process of the methodology applied. The main findings of the study are; the Dufour number is favorable to enhance the fluid temperature throughout the domain and the destructive chemical reaction also encourages the solutal profile significantly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalHeat Transfer
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - Aug 10 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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