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POROUS MEDIUM MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER OF TWO IMMISCIBLE FLUIDS

ABSTRACT
The magnetohydordynamic flow and heat transfer of two viscous incompressible fluids through porous medium has been investigated in the paper. Fluids flow through porous medium between two parallel fixed isothermal plates in the presence of an inclined magnetic and perpendicular electric field. Fluids are electrically conducting, while the channel plates are insulated. The general equations that describe the discussed problem under the adopted assumptions are reduced to ordinary differential equations and closed-form solutions are obtained. Solutions with appropriate boundary conditions for velocity and temperature fields have been obtained. The analytical results for various values of the Hartmann number, load factor, viscosity and porosity parameter have been presented graphically to show their effect on the flow and heat transfer characteristics.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2016-04-06
PAPER REVISED: 2016-10-09
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2016-10-11
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2016-12-25
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI16S5405P
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2016, VOLUME 20, ISSUE Supplement 5, PAGES [S1405 - S1417]
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