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Symmetry 2019, 11(2), 132; https://doi.org/10.3390/sym11020132

MHD Stagnation Point Flow of Nanofluid on a Plate with Anisotropic Slip

Department of Mathematics, DCC-KFUPM, KFUPM Box 5084, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Received: 1 January 2019 / Revised: 20 January 2019 / Accepted: 22 January 2019 / Published: 24 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Symmetry and Fluid Mechanics)
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In this article, an axisymmetric three-dimensional stagnation point flow of a nanofluid on a moving plate with different slip constants in two orthogonal directions in the presence of uniform magnetic field has been considered. The magnetic field is considered along the axis of the stagnation point flow. The governing Naiver–Stokes equation, along with the equations of nanofluid for three-dimensional flow, are modified using similarity transform, and reduced nonlinear coupled ordinary differential equations are solved numerically. It is observed that magnetic field M and slip parameter λ 1 increase the velocity and decrease the boundary layer thickness near the stagnation point. Also, a thermal boundary layer is achieved earlier than the momentum boundary layer, with the increase in thermophoresis parameter N t and Brownian motion parameter N b . Important physical quantities, such as skin friction, and Nusselt and Sherwood numbers, are also computed and discussed through graphs and tables. View Full-Text
Keywords: stagnation point flow; numerical solution; magnetic field; nanofuid stagnation point flow; numerical solution; magnetic field; nanofuid
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