Effects of mass transfer on free convective flow of an electrically conducting, viscous fluid past an infinite porous plate with constant suction and transversely applied magnetic field

  • D. D. Haldavnekar
  • V. M. Soundalgekar


An analysis of the mass transfer effects on the free convective flow of an incompressible, electrically conducting, viscous fluid past an infinite porous plate with constant suction and transverse magnetic field, has been carried out. Approximate solutions to coupled non-linear equations governing the flow are derived. The velocity and the temperature fields are shown graphically. The effects ofG t (Grashof number),G c (modified Grashof number),S c (Schmidt number),E(Eckert number),P(Prandtl number) andM(the Hartmann number) on the flow field are described during the course of discussion.


Nusselt Number Schmidt Number Transverse Magnetic Field Hartmann Number Free Convective Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. D. Haldavnekar
    • 1
  • V. M. Soundalgekar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical TechnologyUniversity of BombayBombayIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of TechnologyBombayIndia

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