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Impact of chemical reaction on Cu, Al2O3 and SWCNTs–nanofluid flow under slip conditions

Kandasamy, Ramasamy and Mohamad, Radiah and Ismoen, Muhaimin (2016) Impact of chemical reaction on Cu, Al2O3 and SWCNTs–nanofluid flow under slip conditions. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 19. pp. 700-709.

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Abstract

Single walled carbon nanotube, alumina and copper nanoparticles on convective mass transfer in the presence of base fluid (water) over a horizontal plate are investigated numerically. The governing partial differential equations with auxiliary conditions are reduced into the system of coupled ordinary differential equations via similarity transformation and it has been solved numerically using fourth or fifth order Runge–Kutta–Fehlbergmethod with shooting technique. The results display that the diffusion boundary layer thickness of the water based Cu and SWCNTs is stronger than Al2O3–water with increase of chemical reaction.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SWCNTs–water; boundary layer slip; chemical reaction; nanoparticle volume fraction
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Mathematics and Statistic
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 03:37
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017 03:37
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8588
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