Heat Transfer Analysis in a Micropolar Fluid with Non-Linear Thermal Radiation and Second-Order Velocity Slip

  • R. Vijaya Lakshmi
  • G. SarojammaEmail author
  • K. Sreelakshmi
  • K. Vajravelu
Conference paper
Part of the Trends in Mathematics book series (TM)


This study addresses the thermal energy transport in a slippery sheet-driven flow of a micropolar fluid analysing the effect of radiative heat flux. The solution of PDEs of the governing the flow is derived numerically by the application of self-similarity transformations and Runge-Kutta Fehlberg algorithm along with shooting method. The computational results are discussed graphically for several selected flow parameters. Results of this analysis are compared with the published results and are seen to tally very closely.


Micropolar liquid Non-linear radiative heat flux Second-order velocity slip 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Vijaya Lakshmi
    • 1
  • G. Sarojamma
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. Sreelakshmi
    • 1
  • K. Vajravelu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsSri Padmavati Mahila VisvavidyalayamTirupatiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA

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