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Mixed convection flow and heat transfer in ferromagnetic fluid over a stretching sheet with partial slip effects

ABSTRACT
Two-dimensional steady boundary layer mixed convection flow and heat transfer in ferromagnetic fluid over a stretching sheet is investigated. Velocity slip is taken into account. The governing partial differential equations are first transformed into the non-linear ordinary coupled differential equation using a similarity transformation and then solved numerically by Runge-Kutta-Fehlberg method. The role of local skin friction, heat transfer rate, ferromagnetic-interaction parameter, slip parameter and the buoyancy parameter on velocity and temperature profiles inside the boundary layers are examined through tables and graphically. Finally a comparison is also made with the existing literature and found in good agreement.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2016-06-10
PAPER REVISED: 2016-10-08
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2016-10-12
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2016-11-06
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI160610268Z
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