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Title: Effect of thermal radiation and suction on convective heat transfer of nanofluid along a wedge in the presence of heat generation/absorption

Abstract

An analysis is presented to find the effects of thermal radiation and heat generation/absorption on convection heat transfer of nanofluid past a wedge in the presence of wall suction. The governing partial differential equations are transformed into a system of ordinary differential equations using similarity transformation. The resulting system is solved numerically using a fourth-order Runge–Kutta method with shooting technique. Numerical computations are carried out for different values of dimensionless parameters to predict the effects of wedge angle, thermophoresis, Brownian motion, heat generation/absorption, thermal radiation and suction. It is found that the temperature increases significantly when the value of the heat generation/absorption parameter increases. But the opposite observation is found for the effect of thermal radiation.

Authors:
;  [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Centre for Foundation Studies in Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  2. Institute of Mathematical Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22492496
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1682; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: SKSM22: 22. National symposium on mathematical sciences - Strengthening research and collaboration of mathematical sciences in Malaysia, Selangor (Malaysia), 24-26 Nov 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 42 ENGINEERING; ABSORPTION; BROWNIAN MOVEMENT; CONVECTION; HEAT; PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; RUNGE-KUTTA METHOD; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; THERMAL RADIATION; THERMOPHORESIS

Citation Formats

Kasmani, Ruhaila Md, Bhuvaneswari, M., Sivasankaran, S., and Siri, Zailan. Effect of thermal radiation and suction on convective heat transfer of nanofluid along a wedge in the presence of heat generation/absorption. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4932417.
Kasmani, Ruhaila Md, Bhuvaneswari, M., Sivasankaran, S., & Siri, Zailan. Effect of thermal radiation and suction on convective heat transfer of nanofluid along a wedge in the presence of heat generation/absorption. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4932417.
Kasmani, Ruhaila Md, Bhuvaneswari, M., Sivasankaran, S., and Siri, Zailan. Thu . "Effect of thermal radiation and suction on convective heat transfer of nanofluid along a wedge in the presence of heat generation/absorption". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4932417.
@article{osti_22492496,
title = {Effect of thermal radiation and suction on convective heat transfer of nanofluid along a wedge in the presence of heat generation/absorption},
author = {Kasmani, Ruhaila Md and Bhuvaneswari, M. and Sivasankaran, S. and Siri, Zailan},
abstractNote = {An analysis is presented to find the effects of thermal radiation and heat generation/absorption on convection heat transfer of nanofluid past a wedge in the presence of wall suction. The governing partial differential equations are transformed into a system of ordinary differential equations using similarity transformation. The resulting system is solved numerically using a fourth-order Runge–Kutta method with shooting technique. Numerical computations are carried out for different values of dimensionless parameters to predict the effects of wedge angle, thermophoresis, Brownian motion, heat generation/absorption, thermal radiation and suction. It is found that the temperature increases significantly when the value of the heat generation/absorption parameter increases. But the opposite observation is found for the effect of thermal radiation.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4932417},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1682,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Oct 22 00:00:00 EDT 2015},
month = {Thu Oct 22 00:00:00 EDT 2015}
}