Soret and Dufour Effects on Hydromagnetic Marangoni Convection Boundary Layer Nanofluid Flow Past a Flat Plate

  • D. R. V. S. R. K. SastryEmail author
  • Peri K. Kameswaran
  • Precious Sibanda
  • Palani Sudhagar
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The present study explores the effects of thermal radiation, chemical reaction, viscous dissipation, Soret and Dufour on Marangoni convection over a steady and laminar boundary layer flow. A nanofluid, consisting of copper, silver, and alumina metallic nanoparticles suspended in water, is considered. Similarity transformations are used to solve the governing equations of motion. The transformed ordinary differential equations are then solved numerically using MATLAB ‘bvp4c’ residual method. The upshots of various physical properties influenced by Eckert, Nusselt, Sherwood, Soret, and Dufour numbers are delineated.



The first author is thankful to the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for providing financial support under FIST programme SRFSTMSI − 107∖2015


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. V. S. R. K. Sastry
    • 1
    Email author
  • Peri K. Kameswaran
    • 2
  • Precious Sibanda
    • 3
  • Palani Sudhagar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSASTRA Deemed UniversityThanjavurIndia
  2. 2.VITVelloreIndia
  3. 3.School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer ScienceUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)ScottsvilleSouth Africa

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