Melting Heat Transfer and Radiation Effects on Jeffrey Fluid Flow over a Continuously Moving Surface with a Parallel Free Stream

Document Type: Research Paper


1 Department of Mathematics, SAS, VIT, Vellore – 632 014, T.N, India

2 Department of Mathematics, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati-517 102, A.P, India


This article is proposed to address the melting heat transfer of a Jeffrey fluid in Blasius and Sakiadis flow caused due to a moving surface. Thermal radiation and a constant free stream are considered in this mathematical model. The non-linear coupled dimensionless equations from the governing equations are attained by employing appropriate similarity transformations. The resulting dimensionless equations are solved by implementing RKF method. The impact of sundry emerging parameters on different flow fields are interpreted with the help of figures and tables. For augmented values of Deborah number, the velocity profile diminishes in the case of Blasius flow and the reverse behavior in the Sakiadis flow is observed. Moreover, the velocity of non-Newtonian liquid in case of Blasius flow is superior to that of the Sakiadis flow. The present work is demonstrated by matching with the computational results in the literature and found to be outstanding agreement.


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