Journal of Engineering Thermophysics

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 96–106 | Cite as

Effects of radiation and thermal conductivity on MHD boundary layer flow with heat transfer along a vertical stretching sheet in a porous medium

  • M. Ferdows
  • T. S. Khalequ
  • E. E. Tzirtzilakis
  • Sh. Sun


A steady two-dimensional free convective flow of a viscous incompressible fluid along a vertical stretching sheet with the effect of magnetic field, radiation and variable thermal conductivity in porous media is analyzed. The nonlinear partial differential equations, governing the flow field under consideration, have been transformed by a similarity transformation into a systemof nonlinear ordinary differential equations and then solved numerically. Resulting non-dimensional velocity and temperature profiles are then presented graphically for different values of the parameters. Finally, the effects of the pertinent parameters, which are of physical and engineering interest, are examined both in graphical and tabular form.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ferdows
    • 1
  • T. S. Khalequ
    • 1
  • E. E. Tzirtzilakis
    • 2
  • Sh. Sun
    • 3
  1. 1.Research Group of Fluid Flow Modeling and Simulation, Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Fluid Dynamics and Turbomachinery Laboratory, Department of Mechanical EngineeringTechnological Educational Institute of Western GreecePatrasGreece
  3. 3.Applied Mathematics and Computational ScienceKing Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyKing AbdullahKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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