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Computational and Applied Mathematics

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 2932–2942 | Cite as

MHD flow of a Casson fluid with power law heat flux and heat source

  • S. A. Shehzad
  • T. Hayat
  • A. Alsaedi
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Abstract

This investigation looks at the effects of thermal radiation on the magnetohydrodynamic flow of Casson fluid over a stretched surface subject to power law heat flux and internal heat generation. Conservation of mass, linear momentum and energy are used in the development of relevant flow equations. Series solutions for velocity and temperature are derived. Effects of embedded physical parameters on the velocity and temperature profiles are analyzed. Numerical values of skin-friction coefficient and local Nusselt number are examined.

Keywords

Casson fluid MHD flow Heat source Power law heat flux 

Mathematics Subject Classification

76Axx 76Bxx 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologySahiwalPakistan
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsQuaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabadPakistan
  3. 3.Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics (NAAM) Research Group, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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