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Transport in Porous Media

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 113–124 | Cite as

Mixed Convection–Radiation Interaction in Power-Law Fluids Along a Nonisothermal Wedge Embedded in a Porous Medium

  • M. A. Mansour
  • Rama Subba Reddy Gorla
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Abstract

A boundary layer analysis has been presented for the interaction of mixed convection with thermal radiation in laminar boundary flow from a vertical wedge in a porous medium saturated with a power-law type non-Newtonian fluid. The fluid considered is a gray medium, and the Rosseland approximation is used to describe the radiative heat flux in the energy equation. The transformed conservation laws are solved numerically for the case of variable surface temperature conditions. Results for the details of the velocity and temperature fields as well as the Nusselt number have been presented.

mixed convection convection–radiation interaction power law fluids 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Mansour
    • 1
  • Rama Subba Reddy Gorla
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics Department, Faculty of ScienceAssiut UniversityAssiutEgypt
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentCleveland State UniversityU.S.A.

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