MHD Flow and Heat Transfer of SiC-TiO2/DO Hybrid Nanofluid due to a Permeable Spinning Disk by a Novel Algorithm

Document Type: Research Paper


1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Applied Mathematics, Babeş-Bolyai University, 400084 Cluj-Napoca, Romania


This study intends to semi-analytically investigate the steady 3D boundary layer flow of a SiC-TiO2/DO hybrid nanofluid over a porous spinning disk subject to a constant vertical magnetic field. Here, the novel attitude to single-phase hybrid nanofluid model corresponds to considering nanoparticles and base fluid masses to compute solid equivalent volume fraction, solid equivalent density, and also solid equivalent specific heat at constant pressure. The basic PDEs are transformed into dimensionless ODEs using Von Kármán similarity transformations, which are then solved numerically using bvp4c function. Results indicate that mass suction and magnetic field effects diminish all hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layer thicknesses. Finally, a significant report is presented to investigate quantities of engineering interest due to governing parameters’ effects.


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