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The effect of thermal radiation, heat generation, suction/injection, nanoparticles type, and nanoparticle volume fraction on heat transfer characteristics and the mechanical properties of unsteady moving cylinder embedded into cooling medium consist of water with Cu; Ag or Al2O3 particles are studied. The governing time dependent boundary layer equations are transformed to ordinary differential equations containing unsteadiness parameter, thermal radiation parameter, heat source parameter, suction/injection parameter, curvature parameter, nanoparticle volume fraction and Prandlt number. These equations are solved numerically. The velocity and Temperature profiles within the boundary layer are plotted and discussed in details for various values of the different parameters. Also the effects of the cooling medium and the external thermal forces on the mechanical properties of the cylinder are investigated.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2015, VOLUME 19, ISSUE Issue 5, PAGES [1591 - 1601]
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