Theoretical Investigation of Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity ‎of a Gas along a Non-isothermal Vertical Surface in Porous ‎Environment with Dissipative Heat: Numerical Technique

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Mathematics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India


The prime objective of the current investigation is to explore the variation of viscosity and thermal conductivity impacts on MHD convective flow over a moving non-isothermal vertical plate in presence of the viscous-dissipative heat and thermal-radiation. The compatible transformation of similarity are employed to obtain the non-linear ODE with the appropriate boundary conditions from the governing equations and the numerical solution of the boundary value problem so obtained are solved via MATLAB bvp4c solver. Naturally, the fluid viscosity and thermal-conductivity may vary from liquid to metal with temperatures and therefore, the impact of viscosity and thermal-conductivity in this investigation is quite significant. The physical parameters along with several influences on momentum, temperature, and concentration are explicated and portrayed with graphs. In addition, the velocity, temperature and concentration gradients at the surface are evaluated and displayed in tabular form. A decent agreement is found in the present outcomes with previously issued work. Furthermore, it is found that the growth of the thermal-radiation increases the gas temperature. The present study is useful for various industrial applications like metal and polymer extrusion, continuous casting, cooling process, nuclear plant and many more.


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