Heat and Mass Transfer of Williamson Nanofluid with the Effects of Viscous Dissipation and Chemical Reaction

Heat and Mass Transfer of Williamson Nanofluid with the Effects of Viscous Dissipation and Chemical Reaction

Ganji NarenderNagula Manjula Kamatam Govardhan | M. N. Rajashekar

Department of Humanities & Science (Mathematics), CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India

Department of Humanities & Science (Mathematics), Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, India

Department of Mathematics, GITAM University Hyderabad, Telangana State, India

Department of Mathematics, JNTUH College of Engineering Jagtial, Telangana State, India

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2 April 2019
21 April 2019
31 March 2019
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D A numerical analysis is performed for the mathematical model of boundary layer flow of nanofluids. Heat and mass transfer are analyzed for an incompressible fluid with viscous dissipations and chemical reaction past a stretching surface. An appropriate set of similarity transformations are used to transform the governing partial differential equations (PDEs) into a system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODEs). The resulting system of ODEs is solved numerically by using Adams-Moultan method along with shooting method. Furthermore, we compared our results with the existing results for especial cases which are in an excellent agreement. The numerical values obtained for various non-dimensional physical quantities together with velocity, temperature and concentration profiles are presented through graphs and tables. The effects of different physical parameters on the flow and heat transfer characteristics are discussed in detail.


Williamson nanofluid, stretching surface, viscous dissipation, chemical reaction parameter, heat and mass transfer

1. Introduction
2. Problem Description and Mathematical Formulation
3. Dimensionless Form of the Governing Equations
4. Numerical Procedure
5. Code Validation
6. Results and Discussion
7. Conclusion

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