AM  Vol.3 No.7 , July 2012
A Thermal Shock-Chemical Reactive Problem in Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid with Thermal Relaxation
ABSTRACT
Effects of thermal and species diffusion with one relaxation time on the boundary layer flow of a viscoelastic fluid bounded by a vertical surface in the presence of transverse magnetic field have been studied. The state space approach developed by Ezzat [1] is adopted for the solution of one-dimensional problem for any set of boundary conditions. The resulting formulation together with the Laplace transform techniques are applied to a thermal shock-chemical reactive problem. The inversion of the Laplace transforms is carried out using a numerical approach. The numerical results of dimensionless temperature, concentration, velocity, and induced magnetic and electric fields distributions are given and illustrated graphically for the problem.

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M. Ezzat and W. Khatan, "A Thermal Shock-Chemical Reactive Problem in Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid with Thermal Relaxation," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2012, pp. 685-698. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.37102.
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