, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 11031112
Effect of Hall current on MHD mixed convection boundary layer flow over a stretched vertical flat plate
 F. M. AliAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Universiti Putra Malaysia
 , R. NazarAffiliated withSchool of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Email author
 , N. M. ArifinAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics & Institute for Mathematical Research, Universiti Putra Malaysia
 , I. PopAffiliated withFaculty of Mathematics, University of Cluj
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In this paper, the steady magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) mixed convection boundary layer flow of an incompressible, viscous and electrically conducting fluid over a stretching vertical flat plate is theoretically investigated with Hall effects taken into account. The governing equations are solved numerically using an implicit finitedifference scheme known as the Kellerbox method. The effects of the magnetic parameter, the Hall parameter and the buoyancy parameter on the velocity profiles, the cross flow velocity profiles and the temperature profiles are presented graphically and discussed. Investigated results indicate that the Hall effect on the temperature is small, and the magnetic field and Hall currents produce opposite effects on the shear stress and the heat transfer at the stretching surface.
Keywords
Stretched flat plate Hall effect Magnetohydrodynamic Mixed convection Boundary layer Title
 Effect of Hall current on MHD mixed convection boundary layer flow over a stretched vertical flat plate
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Meccanica
Volume 46, Issue 5 , pp 11031112
 Cover Date
 201110
 DOI
 10.1007/s1101201093713
 Print ISSN
 00256455
 Online ISSN
 15729648
 Publisher
 Springer Netherlands
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 Stretched flat plate
 Hall effect
 Magnetohydrodynamic
 Mixed convection
 Boundary layer
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 F. M. Ali ^{(1)}
 R. Nazar ^{(2)}
 N. M. Arifin ^{(3)}
 I. Pop ^{(4)}
 Author Affiliations

 1. Department of Mathematics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
 2. School of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600, UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
 3. Department of Mathematics & Institute for Mathematical Research, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
 4. Faculty of Mathematics, University of Cluj, 3400, Cluj, CP 253, Romania