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The MHD flow of three immiscible fluids in a horizontal channel with isothermal walls in the presence of an applied electric and inclined magnetic field has been investigated in the paper. All three fluids are electrically conducting, while the channel plates are electrically insulated. The general equations that describe the discussed problem under the adopted assumptions are reduced to ODE and closed-form solutions are obtained in three fluid regions of the channel. Separate solutions with appropriate boundary and interface conditions for each fluid have been determined. The analytical results for various values of the Hartmann number, magnetic field inclination angle, ratio of fluid viscosities, and electrical conductivities have been presented graphically to show their effect on the flow and heat transfer characteristics. [Project of the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Grant no. TR 35016: Research of MHD flow in the channels, around the bodies and application in the development of the MHD pump]
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE Supplement 5, PAGES [S1575 - S1589]
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