Conceptual Analysis of a Time-Dependent Double-Diffusive Flow over a Semi-Infinite Vertical Plate
Abstract: This study is devoted to the analysis of a one-dimensional time-dependent double-diffusive flow over a semi-infinite vertical plate, under a convective surface boundary condition. Using similarity variable, the governing nonlinear partial differential equations have been transformed into a set of coupled nonlinear ordinary differential equations, which are solved numerically by using shooting method alongside with Runge-Kutta integration scheme as embedded in Maple software programme. The numerical results of the skin-friction coefficient, the Nusselt and Sherwood numbers are discussed and depicted graphically.
Cite this paper: Abah, S. , Suleiman, U. and Idoko, J. (2014) Conceptual Analysis of a Time-Dependent Double-Diffusive Flow over a Semi-Infinite Vertical Plate. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 2, 11-16. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2014.24002.
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