Energy and magnetic flow analysis of Williamson micropolar nanofluid through stretching sheet

B.M.J. Rana, S. M. Arifuzzaman, Sk. Reza-E-Rabbi, S.F. Ahmed, Md. Shakhaoath Khan

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A mathematical framework has been designed to speculate the physical aspects of a binary chemical reaction (BCR) and Arrhenius activation energy (ACE) on magnetohydrodynamics Williamson micropolar nanofluid flow through a vertical stretching sheet. The fluid viscosity, electrical and thermal conductivity are presumed as reliant temperature function. Furthermore, the Lorentz force is deployed with an angle to the normal of the fluid flow. The natural transformations have been chosen to determine the non-dimensional regular expressions of the model. A conditionally stable finite difference analysis (explicit) is implemented to establish the computational analysis of the transfigured non-linear system of PDEs. The precision of the present numerical solution has been enriched by accomplishing analysis of stability as well as system convergence of finite difference analysis. The graphical representation, along with the tabular depiction, has been done for narrating the physical behaviour of important parameters extensively on various flow fields. The fluctuation of the boundary layer thickness is traced out with the assistance of streamlines, isotherms, and iso-concentration for the impression of the buoyancy ratio parameter and Lewis number. To draw perfection, achieved consequences of the current solution have been contrasted with some subsisting literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)487-496
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Heat and Technology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • ACE
  • BCR
  • Finite difference analysis
  • MHD
  • Williamson nanofluids

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