Computational Mathematics and Modeling

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 41–50 | Cite as

Generalized approximation method and a thin film flow of a third grade fluid on a moving belt


We develop a generalized approximation method (GAM) to obtain a solution of a thin film flow of a third grade fluid on a moving belt. The GAM generates a monotone sequence of solutions of linear problems. The sequence of solutions of linear problems converges monotonically and rapidly to a solution of the original nonlinear problem. We present some numerical simulations to illustrate and confirm our results.


Homotopy Analysis Method Homotopy Perturbation Method Grade Fluid Shrinking Sheet Thin Film Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Advanced Mathematics and PhysicsNational University of Sciences and Technology(NUST), Campus of College of Electrical and Mechanical EngineeringRawalpindiPakistan

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