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Effect of radiation and chemical reaction on natural convective MHD flow through a porous medium with double diffusion


The influence of radiation and chemical reaction on a natural convective MHD flow through a porous medium bounded by a vertical infinite surface in the presence of transverse magnetic field is studied. The basic equations governing the flow, heat and mass transfer are reduced to a set of ordinary differential equations by appropriate transformations. Governing equations are solved by perturbation technique for velocity, temperature and concentration, and that has been presented graphically for different values of involved parameters. It is observed that effects of magnetic parameter and radiation parameter in the flow field affect the flow significantly.

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Rout, B.R., Parida, S.K. & Pattanayak, H.B. Effect of radiation and chemical reaction on natural convective MHD flow through a porous medium with double diffusion. J. Engin. Thermophys. 23, 53–65 (2014).

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