Analysis of Entropy Generation in Mixed Convective Peristaltic Flow of Nanofluid
AbstractThis article examines entropy generation in the peristaltic transport of nanofluid in a channel with flexible walls. Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) and multiple walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) with water as base fluid are utilized in this study. Mixed convection is also considered in the present analysis. Viscous dissipation effect is present. Moreover, slip conditions are encountered for both velocity and temperature at the boundaries. Analysis is prepared in the presence of long wavelength and small Reynolds number assumptions. Two phase model for nanofluids are employed. Nonlinear system of equations for small Grashof number is solved. Velocity and temperature are examined for different parameters via graphs. Streamlines are also constructed to analyze the trapping. Results show that axial velocity and temperature of the nanofluid decrease when we enhance the nanoparticle volume fraction. Moreover, the wall elastance parameter shows increase in axial velocity and temperature, whereas decrease in both quantities is noticed for damping coefficient. Decrease is notified in Entropy generation and Bejan number for increasing values of nanoparticle volume fraction. View Full-Text
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Hayat, T.; Nawaz, S.; Alsaedi, A.; Rafiq, M. Analysis of Entropy Generation in Mixed Convective Peristaltic Flow of Nanofluid. Entropy 2016, 18, 355.
Hayat T, Nawaz S, Alsaedi A, Rafiq M. Analysis of Entropy Generation in Mixed Convective Peristaltic Flow of Nanofluid. Entropy. 2016; 18(10):355.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hayat, Tasawar; Nawaz, Sadaf; Alsaedi, Ahmed; Rafiq, Maimona. 2016. "Analysis of Entropy Generation in Mixed Convective Peristaltic Flow of Nanofluid." Entropy 18, no. 10: 355.
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