Steady boundary layer flow and heat transfer over a porous moving plate in presence of thermal radiation. (English) Zbl 1217.80069

Summary: An analysis is presented for boundary layer forced convective flow and heat transfer past a moving porous plate parallel to a moving stream. Thermal radiation term is considered in the energy equation. The similarity solutions for the problem are obtained and the reduced nonlinear ordinary differential equations are solved numerically. It is found that dual solutions exist when the plate and the fluid move in the opposite directions. In case of porous plate, fluid velocity increases whereas non-dimensional temperature decreases for increasing values of suction parameter.


80A20 Heat and mass transfer, heat flow (MSC2010)
76R05 Forced convection
76S05 Flows in porous media; filtration; seepage
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