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Appl. Sci. 2016, 6(11), 346; doi:10.3390/app6110346

On Squeezed Flow of Jeffrey Nanofluid between Two Parallel Disks

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Department of Mathematics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics (NAAM) Research Group, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
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Academic Editor: Rahmat Ellahi
Received: 7 September 2016 / Revised: 27 October 2016 / Accepted: 31 October 2016 / Published: 11 November 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Developments of Nanofluids)
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The present communication examines the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) squeezing flow of Jeffrey nanofluid between two parallel disks. Constitutive relations of Jeffrey fluid are employed in the problem development. Heat and mass transfer aspects are examined in the presence of thermophoresis and Brownian motion. Jeffrey fluid subject to time dependent applied magnetic field is conducted. Suitable variables lead to a strong nonlinear system. The resulting systems are computed via homotopic approach. The behaviors of several pertinent parameters are analyzed through graphs and numerical data. Skin friction coefficient and heat and mass transfer rates are numerically examined. View Full-Text
Keywords: squeezing flow; Jeffrey fluid; nanoparticles; magnetic field squeezing flow; Jeffrey fluid; nanoparticles; magnetic field
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Hayat, T.; Abbas, T.; Ayub, M.; Muhammad, T.; Alsaedi, A. On Squeezed Flow of Jeffrey Nanofluid between Two Parallel Disks. Appl. Sci. 2016, 6, 346.

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