## THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

### FREE CONVECTIVE OSCILLATORY FLOW AND MASS TRANSFER PAST A POROUS PLATE IN THE PRESENCE OF RADIATION FOR AN OPTICALLY THIN FLUID

**ABSTRACT**

We study the two dimensional free convective oscillatory flow and mass transfer of a viscous and optically thin gray fluid over a porous vertical plate in the presence of radiation. The governing partial differential equations have been transformed to ordinary differential equations. Numerical solutions are obtained for different values of radiation parameter, Grashof number and Schmidt number.

**KEYWORDS**

PAPER SUBMITTED: 2010-12-08

PAPER REVISED: 2011-03-02

PAPER ACCEPTED: 2011-04-17

**THERMAL SCIENCE** YEAR

**2011**, VOLUME

**15**, ISSUE

**3**, PAGES [849 - 857]

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