## THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

### UPPER-CONVECTED MAXWELL FLUID ANALYSIS OVER A HORIZONTAL WEDGE USING CATTANEO-CHRISTOV HEAT FLUX MODEL

**ABSTRACT**

Boundary-layer flow of upper-convected Maxwell fluid over a wedge with suction and heat generation/absorption is presented in this paper by considering the Cattaneo-Christov heat flux model. The governed equations are transformed into a set of the ODE using similarity transformations. A third-order finite difference method for the ODE is used to find the local similarity solutions of the problems. The effects of the wedge angle parameter, viscoelastic fluid parameter, thermal relaxation time parameter, and heat generation/absorption parameter are presented in this study.

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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-05-04

PAPER REVISED: 2019-05-24

PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-05-27

PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-06-08

**THERMAL SCIENCE** YEAR

**2021**, VOLUME

**25**, ISSUE

**Issue 2**, PAGES [1013 - 1021]

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