Isaac Scientific Publishing

Journal of Advances in Applied Mathematics

Influence of Thermo-Diffusion and Heat Source on MHD Free Convective Radiating Dissipative Boundary Layer of Chemically Reacting Fluid Flow in a Porous Vertical Surface

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DOI: 10.22606/jaam.2016.11003


  • Mohammed Ibrahim Shaik*
    Dept. of Mathematics, Gitam Institute of Technology, GITAM University, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Suneetha Karna
    Dept. of Mathematics, Priyadarshini College of Engineering & Technology, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh 524004,


The article is focused on the effects of Soret and chemical reaction on  MHD free convection flow through a vertical porous surface in the presence of heat source, viscous dissipation and radiation. The dimensionless governing equations for this investigation are solved analytically using perturbation technique. Numerical evaluation of the numerical results is performed and the results for velocity, temperature and concentration profiles within the boundary layer are discussed and shown graphically. Also skin-friction coefficient due to velocity, Nusselt number coefficient due to temperature and Sherwood number coefficient due to concentration fields are evaluated.


Boundary layer; MHD; Radiation; Viscous dissipation; Chemical reaction; Permeability of porous; Heat source.


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