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MHD flow of nanofluid with homogeneous-heterogeneous reactions and velocity slip

ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the steady magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) flow of viscous nanofluid. The flow is caused by a stretching surface with homogeneous-heterogeneous reactions. An incompressible fluid fills the porous space. Copper-water and silver-water nanofluids are investigated in this study. Transformation method reduces the non-linear partial differential equations governing the flow into the ordinary differential equation by similarity transformations. The obtained equations are then solved for the development of series solutions. Convergence of the obtained series solutions is explicitly discussed. Effects of different parameters on the velocity, concentration and skin friction coefficient are shown and analyzed through graphs.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2014-09-22
PAPER REVISED: 2015-04-25
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2015-04-25
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2015-06-07
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI140922067H
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