Heat and mass transfer effects on an unsteady mhd flow of a rotating fluid past a vertical porous plate

G Murali, E.M. Reddy, Narepalepu Venkata N. B


DOI: https://doi.org/10.12777/ijse.8.2.95-103

Abstract


An attempt is made to investigate the heat and mass transfer effects on an unsteady free convection flow of a rotating, incompressible, viscous Boussinesq fluid in presence of first order chemical reaction. The governing dimensionless equations for this investigation are solved numerically by a finite element method. A parametric study illustrating the influence of different flow parameters on velocity, concentration and temperature are investigated. Also the Skin – friction, Nusselt number and Schmidt number are shown through tabular forms. Numerical results are presented for various parameters.


Keywords


MHD, Natural convection, Rotating fluid, Radiative heat transfer, Finite element method.

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