Consequence of convective conditions for flow of Oldroyd-B nanofluid by a stretching cylinder

  • M. Khan
  • M. IrfanEmail author
  • W. A. Khan
  • M. Sajid
Technical Paper


As an emergent expertise, there is a serious necessity for enhancing the low thermal conductivity of conventional liquids is to improve proficient heat transfer liquids in numerous solicitations. By diffusing nanometric materials in a certain base liquid, this obligation can be attained and resulting nanoliquid improved the thermal conductivity of the base liquids. Nanofluids are liquid interruptions of nanomaterials, and broad scrutiny has been escorted on nanoliquid solicitations in heat transfer developments. In this exploration, we scrutinize the thermal enactment of nanoliquid movements influenced by stretching cylinder. For this persistence we established a mathematical relation for 2D flows of an Oldroyd-B nanoliquid influenced by a stretched cylinder. The mechanisms of convective heat and mass transport are also deliberated. The utilization of conversion technique yields nonlinear differential structures which are elucidated via homotopic approach. The countless features of the numerous variables on velocity component, nanoliquid temperature and concentration are schemed and conferred graphically as well as in tabular procedure. The presented exploration exposes that the liquid velocity improved for augmenting values of curvature parameter and Deborah number. It is also noted that the thermal Biot number and Brownian motion parameter augment the liquid temperature although it diminishes for Deborah number.


Oldroyd-B fluid Stretching cylinder Brownian and thermophoresis nanoparticles Convective conditions Homotopic approach 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsQuaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsHazara UniversityMansehraPakistan
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsMohi-Ud-Din Islamic University Nerian SharifAzad Jammu and KashmirPakistan
  4. 4.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsInternational Islamic UniversityIslamabadPakistan

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