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Math. Comput. Appl. 2013, 18(3), 198-220; doi:10.3390/mca18030198

Peristaltic Flow of Reactive Viscous Fluid with Temperature Dependent Viscosity

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Department of Mathematics, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, P.O.Box 80203, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
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Department of Mathematics, Quaid-I-Azam University 45320, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Published: 1 December 2013
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Abstract

This article presents the analysis of peristaltic transport of reactive viscous fluid in a two-dimensional channel. We assumed that the exothermic reaction takes place within the channel under Arrhenius kinetics. The viscosity of fluid is taken temperature dependent. The nonlinear equations governing the flow are derived under the long wavelength and low Reynolds number approximations. The power series solutions are constructed in terms of small powers of the reaction parameter. The graphical results are presented and the effects of embedded parameters on the quantities of interest are examined.
Keywords: peristaltic transport; reactive viscous fluid; variable viscosity peristaltic transport; reactive viscous fluid; variable viscosity
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Asghar, S.; Hussain, Q.; Hayat, T. Peristaltic Flow of Reactive Viscous Fluid with Temperature Dependent Viscosity. Math. Comput. Appl. 2013, 18, 198-220.

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