Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 195, Issue 2, pp 421–430 | Cite as

Effects of hall current on the oscillatory MHD free-convection flow

  • P. C. Ram
  • S. S. Singh
  • J. K. Bitok
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Abstract

An analysis of Hall currents and heat generation on the free-convection flow resulting from the combined effects of thermal and mass diffusion is considered. Analytical expressions for the transient velocity and transient temperature field are derived. The influence of the different parameters entering into the problem are discussed by graphs.

Keywords

Combine Effect Temperature Field Heat Generation Mass Diffusion Transient Temperature 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Ram
    • 1
  • S. S. Singh
    • 1
  • J. K. Bitok
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentKenyatta UniversityNairobiKenya
  2. 2.Mathematics DepartmentMoi UniversityEldoretKenya

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