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This article deals the entropy generation due to mixed convective flow of two nonmiscible and electrically conducting fluids streaming through an inclined channel by considering convective boundary conditions at the walls of channel. Micropolar fluid is flowing adjacent to the upper wall of the channel and fluid flowing between the non- Newtonain fluid layer and lower plate of channel is water based nanofluid. The transformed dimensionless coupled equations are solved numerically via shooting technique. The numerical results are plotted to analyze the effects of various emerging parameters. This study shows that an increase in magnetic parameter and Brinkman number causes an increase in entropy generation whereas entropy generation reduces with increase in micropolar parameter and nanoparticle volume fraction.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2019, VOLUME 23, ISSUE Issue 3, PAGES [1765 - 1777]
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