Mixed convection heat transfer about a semi-infinite inclined plate in the presence of magneto and thermal radiation effects is studied. The fluid is assumed to be incompressible and dense. The nonlinear coupled parabolic partial differential equations governing the flow are transformed into the non-similar boundary layer equations, which are then solved numerically using the Keller box method. The effects of the mixed convection parameter Ri, the angle of inclination α, the magnetic parameter M and the radiation–conduction parameter Rd on the velocity and temperature profiles as well as on the local skin friction and local heat transfer parameters. For some specific values of the governing parameters, the results are compared with those available in the literature and a fairly good agreement is obtained.
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The first author of this article is indebted to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA) for the financial support provided under the Programme to Reward Success Young Scientists (TUBA-GEBIT).
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