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Casson fluid flow: Free convective heat and mass transfer over an unsteady permeable stretching surface considering viscous dissipation


The present study investigates a Casson fluid flow in the presence of free convection of combined heat and mass transfer toward an unsteady permeable stretching sheet with thermal radiation, viscous dissipation and chemical reaction. The governing partial differential equations are reduced to a system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations and then solved by an efficient Runge–Kutta–Fehlberg method. The dimensionless velocity is decreased by increasing values of the chemical reaction and magnetic parameter while fluid temperature is significantly reduced by increasing values of the Prandtl number. The heat transfer rate is reduced with increasing values of thermal radiation and magnetic parameters.

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Shateyi, S., Mabood, F. & Lorenzini, G. Casson fluid flow: Free convective heat and mass transfer over an unsteady permeable stretching surface considering viscous dissipation. J. Engin. Thermophys. 26, 39–52 (2017).

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