Local similar solutions for flow of an oldroyd-b nanofluid with activation energy
International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow
Article publication date: 8 August 2019
Issue publication date: 11 September 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine outcome of activation energy in rotating flow of an Oldroyd-B nano liquid.
Flow is generated due to stretched surface. Binary chemical reaction is studied. Brownian and thermophoresis effects are considered. The system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations is derived. Convergent series solutions are obtained by homotopy analysis method. The resulting expressions for velocities, temperature and concentration are computed for different embedded parameters.
It is found that velocities f′ and g have decreasing effect when rotation parameter is enhanced. Brownian and thermophoresis are increasing functions of temperature and concentration. The physical quantities are sketched and discussed numerically. Concentration and temperature fields show decreasing behavior via Brownian and thermophoresis parameters.
Authors investigate the Rotating flow of Oldroyd-B nano fluid with chemical reactions. This work is not done yet in literature.
The authors are grateful to Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan for financial support of this work under the project number No. 20-3038/NRPU/R&D/HEC/13.
Rashid, S., Hayat, T., Qayyum, S., Ayub, M. and Alsaedi, A. (2019), "Local similar solutions for flow of an oldroyd-b nanofluid with activation energy", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 29 No. 8, pp. 2911-2931. https://doi.org/10.1108/HFF-12-2018-0755
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