Numerical Study of Nanofluid Transport Subjected to the Collective Approach of Generalized Slip Condition and Radiative Phenomenon


This study investigates theoretically, the effects of axisymmetric magnetohydrodynamic stagnation point flow of nanofluid over a surface lubricated by taking the general slip condition: The application perspective in biological farming and irrigation system. The impacts of radiation, chemical reaction, thermophoresis, and Brownian motions are further taken into account. In this model, PDEs are appropriately transformed into dimensionless ODEs. A numeric techniques BVP4C is implemented for the solutions of all the involved transport variables. Influences by the physical significance parameters on the velocity, temperature, and concentration profiles are studied. Physically, the effects of the skin friction coefficient on the heat transfer and concentration rate at the surface are analyzed. The Lorentz force has visible diversity on the flow properties. A transition of slip to no-slip condition is evident in the present study.

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The research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 11971142, 11871202, 61673169, 11701176, 11626101, 11601485). The authors extend their appreciation to the deputyship for Research & Innovation, Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia for funding this research work through the project number (IFP-2020-10).

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Abbas, S.Z., Farooq, S., Chu, Y.M. et al. Numerical Study of Nanofluid Transport Subjected to the Collective Approach of Generalized Slip Condition and Radiative Phenomenon. Arab J Sci Eng (2021).

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  • Radiative heat flux
  • Chemical reaction
  • Thermophoresis and Brownian motions
  • Generalized slip constraints
  • BVP4C