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Entropy 2016, 18(6), 224; doi:10.3390/e18060224

# Entropy Generation on MHD Eyring–Powell Nanofluid through a Permeable Stretching Surface

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Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200072, China
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Department of Mathematics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Shanghai Key Lab of Vehicle Aerodynamics and Vehicle Thermal Management Systems, Tongji University, Shanghai 201804, China
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ENN-Tongji Clean Energy Institute of Advanced Studies, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
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Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, P. O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia
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Academic Editors: Giulio Lorenzini and Omid Mahian
Received: 13 April 2016 / Revised: 2 June 2016 / Accepted: 2 June 2016 / Published: 8 June 2016

# Abstract

In this article, entropy generation of an Eyring–Powell nanofluid through a permeable stretching surface has been investigated. The impact of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and nonlinear thermal radiation are also taken into account. The governing flow problem is modeled with the help of similarity transformation variables. The resulting nonlinear ordinary differential equations are solved numerically with the combination of the Successive linearization method and Chebyshev spectral collocation method. The impact of all the emerging parameters such as Hartmann number, Prandtl number, radiation parameter, Lewis number, thermophoresis parameter, Brownian motion parameter, Reynolds number, fluid parameter, and Brinkmann number are discussed with the help of graphs and tables. It is observed that the influence of the magnetic field opposes the flow. Moreover, entropy generation profile behaves as an increasing function of all the physical parameters. View Full-Text
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Bhatti, M.M.; Abbas, T.; Rashidi, M.M.; Ali, M.E.-S.; Yang, Z. Entropy Generation on MHD Eyring–Powell Nanofluid through a Permeable Stretching Surface. Entropy 2016, 18, 224.

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