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Heat transfer analysis in MHD thermal nanofluid using Keller-box method

Thermal radiation analysis in MHD Casson nanofluid flow over an exponentially stretching sheet is investigated. A chemical reaction is also considered. A non-uniform magnetic field of strength is imposed in a transverse direction. The governing boundary layer equations are reduced into ordinary differential equations by using suitable similarity transformations. The coupled nonlinear equations are solved numerically using an implicit finite difference scheme by means of the Keller-box method. A comparison of the obtained results is performed with the published results. It is found that velocity profiles are suppressed with the increasing values of Hartmann number and Casson fluid parameter.
PAPER REVISED: 2018-11-08
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-12-16
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