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Significance of improved Fourier-Fick laws in nonlinear convective micropolar material stratified flow with variable properties

ABSTRACT
Present research article describes the effectiveness of improved Fourier-Fick fluxes and temperature-dependent conductivity on the 2D, incompressible steady micropolar material flow over a stretchable surface. Nonlinear mixed convection, double stratification and heat generation aspects are considered. The considered flow nonlinear partial differential equations are converted to ordinary equations via appropriate transformations. Through implementation of homotopy method the obtain system is solved for series solutions. The effects of pertinent parameters are discussed through graphical sketch. Skin friction coefficient (drag force) is calculated. Main findings are pointed out.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2017-10-27
PAPER REVISED: 2018-09-06
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-09-22
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2018-10-06
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI171027285W
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