Heat Generating Couple Stress Fluid Flow Through a Channel Filled with a Porous Medium

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https://doi.org/10.18280/ijht.310112

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Abstract:

In this investigation, the steady incompressible couple stress fluid flow through isothermal channel saturated with a porous medium is investigated. The heat generating fluid is assumed to be under a magnetic field of constant strength applied transversely to the channel. Approximate solutions to nonlinear ordinary differential equations governing the problem under consideration are obtained by using Adomian decomposition method. The effects of the Couple stress parameter, Darcy parameter, heat generation parameter, Brinkman number and Hartmann's number on the fluid velocity and temperature profiles are presented graphically and discussed. Couple stresses, heat generation, Brinkman model, magnetic field.

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