International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science
Articles Information
International Journal of Mathematics and Computational Science, Vol.1, No.4, Aug. 2015, Pub. Date: May 23, 2015
Variable Viscosity Effect on MHD Free Convection Flow over a Porous Plate with Suction and Injection
Pages: 153-159 Views: 807 Downloads: 467
Authors
[01] K. R. Jayakumar, Department of Mathematics, K. S. Institute of Technology Bangalore, India.
[02] A. T. Eswara, Department of Mathematics, GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women KRS Road, Mysore, India.
Abstract
In this study, we examine the effect of variable viscosity on steady MHD free convection flow of an electrically conducting fluid over a porous plate, in the presence of suction and injection. The system of coupled nonlinear partial differential equations governing the non-similar flow has been solved numerically using implicit finite difference scheme along with a quasilinearization technique. Computations are performed and numerical results are displayed graphically to illustrate the influence of the different physical parameters such as magnetic field parameter, viscosity variation parameter, suction and injection on the flow field and heat transfer characteristics.
Keywords
Skin Friction, Heat Transfer, Variable Viscosity, Suction, Injection
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