Slip Effects on Ohmic Dissipative Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow in the Presence of Aligned Magnetic Field

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Mathematics, Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Erode - 638 057, India

2 Department of Mathematics, Providence College for Women, Coonoor - 643 104, India

3 Department of Mathematics, Vivekananda College, Madurai - 625 234, India

4 Department of Mathematics, SRMV College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore - 641 020, India


The present paper deals with the effects of Ohmic dissipative Casson fluid flow over a stretching sheet in the presence of aligned magnetic field. The present phenomenon also includes the interaction of thermal radiation and velocity slip. The governing boundary layer equations are transformed into a set of ordinary differential equations using the similarity transformations. The dimensionless velocity and temperature profiles are solved analytically using hypergeometric function and numerically by using fourth order Runge-Kutta method with shooting technique. It is noted that the increasing values of Eckert number increases the temperature profile and decreases the local Nusselt number.


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