Unsteady Cattaneo- Christov double diffusion of conducting nanofluid

  1. Galal M. Moatimid ,
  2. Mona A. A. Mohamed,
  3. Mohamed A. Hassan, and
  4. Engy M. M. El-Dakdoky

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University, Roxy, Cairo, Egypt

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Science and Engineering Applications 2017, 2, 164–167. doi:10.26705/SAEA.2017.2.3.164-176
Received 04 Oct 2017, Accepted 25 Nov 2017, Published 25 Nov 2017

Abstract

This paper investigates the unsteady mixed convection flow of an incompressible electrically conducting nanofluid. The Cattaneo- Christov double diffusion with heat and mass transfer are taken into account. The governing nonlinear partial differential equations are converted into nonlinear ordinary differential equations by using suitable similarity transformations. These equations are solved analytically by a homotopy perturbation technique. The profiles of the velocity, the temperature, the induced magnetic field and the nanoparticles concentration are sketched with various parameters. The influences of these parameters are discussed in details

Keywords: Nanofluid; Mixed convection; Relaxation time; Magnetohydrodynamics

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