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Numerical Analysis of Non-Uniform Heat Source/Sink in a Radiative Micropolar Variable Electric Conductivity Fluid with Dissipation Joule Heating
American Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages: 34-41
Received: Feb. 12, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 6, 2018; Published: Mar. 26, 2018
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Rasaq Adekunle Kareem, Department of Mathematics, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Nigeria
Sulyman Olakunle Salawu, Department of Mathematics, Landmark University, Omu-aran, Nigeria
Jacob Abiodun Gbadeyan, Department of Mathematics, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
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Computational analysis of radiative heat transfer of micropolar variable electric conductivity fluid with a non-even heat source/sink and dissipative joule heating have been carried out in this article. The flow past an inclined plate with an unvarying heat flux is considered. The transformed equations of the flow model are solved by the Runge-Kutta scheme coupled with shooting method to depict the dimensionless temperature, microrotation and velocity at the boundary layer. The results show that the coefficient of the skin friction and the temperature gradient at the wall increases for regular electric conductivity and non-uniform heat sink/source.
Radiation, Dissipation, Hydromagnetic, Joule Heating, Micropolar Fluid
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Rasaq Adekunle Kareem, Sulyman Olakunle Salawu, Jacob Abiodun Gbadeyan, Numerical Analysis of Non-Uniform Heat Source/Sink in a Radiative Micropolar Variable Electric Conductivity Fluid with Dissipation Joule Heating, American Journal of Applied Mathematics. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 34-41. doi: 10.11648/j.ajam.20180602.12
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