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Magnetohydrodynamic stagnation-point flow towards a stretching/shrinking sheet with slip effects

Aman, Fazlina and Ishak, Anuar and Pop, Ioan (2013) Magnetohydrodynamic stagnation-point flow towards a stretching/shrinking sheet with slip effects. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 47. pp. 68-72. ISSN 0735-1933

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Abstract

The steady two-dimensional stagnation-point flow over a linearly stretchinglshrinking sheet in a viscous and incompressible fluid in the presence of a magnetic field is studied. The governing partial differential equations are reduced to nonlinear ordinary differential equations by a similarity transformation, before being solved numerically by a shooting method. Results show that the skin friction coefficient decreases, but the heat transfer rate at the surface increases when the effect of slip at the boundary is taken into consideration. Dual solutions are found to exist for the shrinking sheet, while for the stretching sheet, the solution is unique.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: magnetohydrodynamic; slip; stagnation point; stretching/shrinking sheet; viscous flow
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Science and Mathematics
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2015 04:22
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2015 04:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/4305
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