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Numerical Simulation of Viscous Dissipation and Chemical Reaction in MHD of Nanofluid

Author(s): Govardhan K.1, Narender G.2*, Sarma G. S.2

1 GITAM University, Hyderabad, India;
2 CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India

*Corresponding Author’s Address:

Issue: Volume 6; Issue 2 (2019)

Paper received: May 4, 2019
The final version of the paper received: August 26, 2019
Paper accepted online: August 31, 2019

Govardhan K., Narender G., Sarma G. S. (2019). Numerical simulation of viscous dissipation and chemical reaction in MHD of Nanofluid. Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 6(2), pp. F15-F23, doi: 10.21272/jes.2019.6(2).f3.

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2019.6(2).f3

Research Area:  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: Processes in Machines and Devices

Abstract. A study of viscous dissipation and chemical reaction effects of nanofluid flow passing over a stretched surface with the MHD stagnation point and the convective boundary condition has been analyzed numerically. The constitutive equations of the flow model are solved numerically and the impact of physical parameters concerning the flow model on dimensionless velocity, temperature and concentration are presented through graphs and tables. Also, a comparison of the obtained numerical results with the published results of W. Ibrahim has been made and found that both are in excellent agreement. As a result of the research, it was obtained that the magnetic parameter has the same increasing influence on the temperature and the concentration field but opposite on the velocity field, the temperature field, and the concentration field reduce with an increase in the Prandtl number, increase in viscous dissipation increases temperature and concentration profile, and concentration as well as the thickness of concentration decrease by increasing values of chemical reaction parameter.

Keywords: magnetohydrodynamic, stretching sheet, nanofluid, viscous dissipation, chemical reaction.


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