Analysis of Entropy Generation in Hydromagnetic Micropolar Fluid Flow over an Inclined Nonlinear Permeable Stretching Sheet with Variable Viscosity

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Nigeria

2 Department of Mathematics, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Nigeria


A numerical analysis is performed on entropy generation in a radiative and dissipative hydromagnetic micropolar fluid prompted by a nonlinearly stretching sheet with the impact of non-uniform heat source/sink, variable magnetic field, electrical conductivity, and dynamic viscosity. The main equations are computationally solved via shooting techniques in the company with Runge-Kutta algorithms. The impact of the prominent controlling parameters is graphically checked on the velocity, temperature, microrotation, entropy generation, and Bejan number. An excellent relationship exists between the results obtained with related studies previously reported in the literature in the limiting conditions. More so, it is revealed by the findings that the irreversibility due to heat transfer is dominant over viscous dissipation irreversibility as the radiation parameter advances while the trend changes with the Brikman number parameter.


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