The purpose of this paper is to consider heat and mass transfer by natural convection from a vertical cylinder in porous media for a temperature‐dependent fluid viscosity in the presence of radiation and chemical reaction effects.
The governing equations are transformed into non‐similar differential equations and then solved numerically by an efficient finite‐difference method.
It is found that there are significant effects on the heat and mass transfer characteristics of the problem due to the variation of viscosity and radiation and chemical reaction effects.
The paper combines the effects of radiation, chemical reaction, non‐Darcy porous media effects along with the variation of viscosity with temperature.
Chamkha, A.J., EL‐Kabeir, S.M.M. and Rashad, A.M. (2011), "Heat and mass transfer by non‐Darcy free convection from a vertical cylinder embedded in porous media with a temperature‐dependent viscosity", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 21 No. 7, pp. 847-863. https://doi.org/10.1108/09615531111162828
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