Taking into account the effect of viscous dissipation in the energy equation, we numerically explore the flow of an incompressible micropolar fluid with heat and mass transfer through a resistive porous medium between plane channel walls. By exploiting a similarity transformation, the governing partial differential equations are transformed into a system of nonlinear coupled ordinary differential equations, which are solved numerically for various problem parameters by means of quasi-linearization. It is found that the effect of viscous dissipation is to increase the heat and mass transfer rate at both the lower and upper walls of the channel.
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Original Russian Text © S. Ahmad, M. Ashraf, K. Ali.
Translated from Prikladnaya Mekhanika i Tekhnicheskaya Fizika, Vol. 60, No. 6, pp. 25–34, November-December, 2019.
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Ahmad, S., Ashraf, M. & Ali, K. Numerical Simulation of Viscous Dissipation in a Micropolar Fluid Flow through a Porous Medium. J Appl Mech Tech Phy 60, 996–1004 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0021894419060038
- viscous dissipation
- micropolar fluid
- porous medium