Chemical Reaction Effect on Forced Convective Heat and Mass Transfer Flow of Micropolar Fluid Past a Continuously Moving Porous Plate in the Presence of Radiation

Chemical Reaction Effect on Forced Convective Heat and Mass Transfer Flow of Micropolar Fluid Past a Continuously Moving Porous Plate in the Presence of Radiation

P. Loganathan N. Golden Stepha

Department of Mathematics, Anna University, Chennai 600025, India

R.M.K Engineering College, Chennai , India

Page:
107-114
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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.18280/ijht.300215
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Accepted:
N/A
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Published:
31 December 2012
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OPEN ACCESS

Abstract:

This paper investigates the effect of chemical reaction and radiation on flow of a micropolar fluid on continuously moving plate with suction or injection. The plate is moving with a constant velocity in the chemically reacting micropolar fluid. The radiative heat flux and the viscous dissipation are taken into account in the energy equation. The partial differential equations governing the flow have been transformed into system of ordinary differential equation using similarity transformation and then solved numerically by fourth order Runge-Kutta method with shooting technique. The velocity, microrotation, temperature, and concentration are shown graphically for different value of suction or injection parameter and chemical reaction parameter. The rate of mass transfer for different values of chemical reaction parameter is also shown graphically and it shows that mass transfer is highly depending on chemical reaction parameter.

Keywords:

micro-rotation, radiation, mass transfer, heat transfer, chemical reaction.micro-rotation, radiation, mass transfer, heat transfer, chemical reaction.

1. Introduction
2. Formulation of a Problem
3. Numerical Solution
4. Results and Discussion
5. Conclusion
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