OJFD  Vol.3 No.2 , June 2013
Conjugate Effects of Heat and Mass Transfer on Natural Convection Flow along an Isothermal Sphere with Radiation Heat Loss
ABSTRACT
Conjugate effects heat and mass transfer on free convection flow across an isothermal sphere immersed in a viscous incompressible fluid in the presence of species concentration with radiation heat loss has been investigated in this paper. The governing boundary layer equations are first transformed into a non-dimensional form and the resulting nonlinear systems of partial differential equations are then solved numerically using Finite—difference method with Keller-box Scheme. We have focused our attention on the evaluation velocity profiles, temperature profiles and species concentration profiles of the fluid as well as the local skin friction coefficient, local heat transfer rate and local species concentration transfer rate for a wide range of radiation parameter Rd, Schmidt number Sc and Prandlt number Pr.

Cite this paper
S. Aktar, M. Ruma and M. Alim, "Conjugate Effects of Heat and Mass Transfer on Natural Convection Flow along an Isothermal Sphere with Radiation Heat Loss," Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 86-94. doi: 10.4236/ojfd.2013.32012.
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