APM  Vol.3 No.1 A , January 2013
Numerical Investigation of Unsteady Free Convection on a Vertical Cylinder with Variable Heat and Mass Flux in the Presence of Chemically Reactive Species
ABSTRACT

A mathematical model is presented to study the effect of chemical reaction on unsteady natural convection boundary layer flow over a semi-infinite vertical cylinder. Taking into account the buoyancy force effects, for the situation in which the surface temperature and are subjected to the power-law surface heat and mass flux as and . The governing equations are solved by an implicit finite difference scheme of Crank-Nicolson method. Numerical results for the velocity, temperature and concentration profiles as well as for the skin-friction, Nusselt and Sherwood numbers are obtained and reported graphically for various parametric conditions to show interesting aspects of the solution.


Cite this paper
A. Kawala and S. Odda, "Numerical Investigation of Unsteady Free Convection on a Vertical Cylinder with Variable Heat and Mass Flux in the Presence of Chemically Reactive Species," Advances in Pure Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 183-189. doi: 10.4236/apm.2013.31A026.
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