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MHD Flow with Heat and Mass Transfer Due to a Point Sink

Takhar, HS and Devi, CDSurma and Nath, G (1986) MHD Flow with Heat and Mass Transfer Due to a Point Sink. In: Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 17 (10). 1242 -1247.

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Abstract

The magnetofluid dynamic steady incompressible laminar boundary layer flow for a point sink with an applied magnetic field and mass transfer has been studied. The two-point boundary-value problem governed by self-similar equations has been solved numerically. It is observed that the magnetic field increases the skin friction, but reduces the heat transfer and mass flux diffusion. However, the skin friction, heat transfer and mass flux diffusion increase due to suction and the effect of injection is just opposite. Prandtl and Schmidt numbers affect the temperature and concentration, respectively.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian National Science Academy.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/20801

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