OJFD  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
MHD Effect on an Oscillatory Mixed Convective Flow Past an Infinite Vertical Porous Plate with Radiation
ABSTRACT
A parametric study to investigate the effects of magnetic field and radiation on a mixed convective flow past an infinite vertical porous plate with constant suction velocity when the free stream varies periodically with time about a steady mean is presented. A uniform magnetic field is applied normal to the plate. The Rosseland approximation is used to describe the radiative heat flux in the energy equation and the resultant set of non-dimensional equations are solved analytically by adopting regular perturbation technique. The profiles of velocity, temperature, skin-friction and nusselt number are demonstrated graphically for various values of the parameters involved in the problem and the results are physically interpreted.

Cite this paper
N. Ahmed and S. Sinha, "MHD Effect on an Oscillatory Mixed Convective Flow Past an Infinite Vertical Porous Plate with Radiation," Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 271-277. doi: 10.4236/ojfd.2013.34034.
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