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Bulletin of Pure & Applied Sciences- Mathematics and Statistics
Year : 2017, Volume : 36e, Issue : 2
First page : ( 354) Last page : ( 365)
Print ISSN : 0970-6577. Online ISSN : 2320-3226.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-3226.2017.00037.6

Analysis of MHD boundary layer slip flow and heat transfer along a stretching cylinder

Poply Vikas1,*, Singh Phool2

1Department of Mathematics, K.L.P. College, Rewari-123401, India

2Department of Applied Sciences, The North Cap University, Gurgaon-122017, India

*Corresponding Author: Vikas Poply, Department of Mathematics, K.L.P. College, Rewari-123401, India. E-mail: vikaspoply@gmail.com

Online published on 16 January, 2018.

Abstract

An analysis has been carried out to obtain the effect of axi-symmetric MHD slip flow and heat transfer of a viscous incompressible fluid along a stretching cylinder having free stream velocity. We have incorporated similarity transformations in our study to mould the partial differential equations corresponding to the momentum and heat into a set of non-linear ordinary differential equations. Using Runge-Kutta Fehlberg method, these equations have been solved numerically with shooting technique. In the present study, the effects of curvature parameter, slip parameter, Prandtl number, magnetic parameter, free stream parameter and temperature exponent parameter on flow and heat transfer characteristics have been discussed. The effect with variations of these parameters on velocity and temperature profiles has been investigated. We found that slip parameter and free stream parameter has a substantial effect on MHD fluid flow.

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Keywords

Partial Slip, MHD, Stretching Cylinder, Boundary Layer, Free Stream.

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