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Effects of Hall Current and Thermal Radiation on an Unsteady Free Convection Slip Flow along a Vertical Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium with Constant Heat and Mass Flux

D. Chaudhary1, H. Singh1, N.C. Jain1,

1Department of Mathematics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India

Applied Mathematics and Physics. 2013, 1(2), 11-26. DOI: 10.12691/amp-1-2-1
Published online: August 25, 2017

Abstract

The present investigation is made to study the effects of Hall current, thermal radiation and other parameters on an unsteady free convection flow of an incompressible, viscous fluid through a porous medium in a rotating system. The plate moves with a constant velocity U0 in its own plane. A perturbation technique is used to obtain the solutions of velocity, temperature and concentration. Expressions for skin friction, Nusselt number and Sherwood number are also derived. It is observed that as we increase the hall parameter (m), rises. Also increase in radiation tends the Nusselt number to rise.

Keywords:

hall current, heat flux, mass flux, porous medium, rotation, unsteady
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