Heat transfer characteristics of a non‐Newtonian fluid on a power‐law stretched surface with suction or injection were investigated. Similarity solutions of the laminar boundary layer equations describing heat transfer flow in a quiescent fluid were obtained and solved numerically. Temperature profiles as well as the Nusselt number Nu, were obtained for two thermal boundary conditions; namely, uniform surface temperature (b=0) and cooled surface temperature (b=–1), for different governing parameters such as Prandtl number Pr, injection parameter d and power‐law index n. It was found that decreasing injection parameter d and power‐law index n and increasing Prandtl number Pr enhanced the heat transfer coefficient.
Tashtoush, B., Kodah, Z. and Al‐Ghasem, A. (2000), "Heat transfer analysis of a non‐Newtonian fluid on a power‐law stretched surface with suction or injection for uniform and cooled surface temperature ", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 385-396. https://doi.org/10.1108/09615530010327378Download as .RIS
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