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Influence of Joule Heating and Heat Source on Radiative MHD Flow over a Stretching Porous Sheet with Power-Law Heat Flux


In this paper, a detailed investigation on MHD flow over a porous stretching sheet was conducted by taking power-law heat flux and heat source into account. Series solutions are achieved for the reduced nondimensional ordinary differential equations by admitting an analytical technique known as a homotopy analysis method (HAM). A precise way of convergence of series solutions is also furnished. The attained results of the present study are in excellent connection with the previous results. Nature of magnetic parameter, permeability parameter, radiation parameter, Prandtl number, Eckert number, heat generation parameter and suction/injection parameters on velocity, temperature, skin friction coefficient and Nusselt number are presented in tables and graphs.

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Ibrahim, S.M., Kumar, P.V., Lorenzini, G. et al. Influence of Joule Heating and Heat Source on Radiative MHD Flow over a Stretching Porous Sheet with Power-Law Heat Flux. J. Engin. Thermophys. 28, 332–344 (2019).

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