Radiative boundary-layer flow of an MHD Maxwell fluid with non-linear chemical reaction and heat source in a permeable channel

Radiative boundary-layer flow of an MHD Maxwell fluid with non-linear chemical reaction and heat source in a permeable channel

Amit ParmarShalini Jain 

Department of Mathematics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur302004, Rajasthan, India

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2 February 2018
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30 November 2018
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In this study, we have investigated the radiative boundary-layer flow for MHD Maxwell fluid embedded in a permeable channel. We have considered the various physically effect on fluid flow problem such as non-linear chemical reaction, heat source, thermal radiation, porous medium and thermophoretic effects. The nonlinear PDEs are converted into ODEs. The non-dimensional ODEs equations are solved numerically using the bvp4c solver. The impacts of the pertinent parameters such as Re, De, Kn, Q, R τ1 and M are depicted through graphically in suction/injection cases. Increasing magnetic field parameter causes rise in thermal boundary layer profiles and exactly reverse effect have been observed for the concentration profile.


radiative boundary-layer flow, MHD Maxwell fluid, non-linear chemical reaction, porous medium

1. Introduction
2. Mathematical Formulation
3. Solution
4. Results and Discussion
5. Conclusion

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