Majid, N. A. and Mohammad, N. F. and Kasim, A. R. M. and Ilias, M. R. and Shafie, S. (2019) Effect of constant heat flux on forced convective micropolar fluid flow over a surface of another quiescent fluid. Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 7 (4). pp. 198205. ISSN 23323353

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Official URL: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.13189/ujme.2019.070408
Abstract
Due to the many applications of micropolar fluid such as blood, paint, body fluid, p olymers, c olloidal fluid and suspension fluid, it has become a prominent subject among the researchers. However, the characteristics of micropolar fluid flow over a surface of another quiescent fluid with heavier density of micropolar fluid under the effect of constant heat flux is still unknown. Therefore, the objective of the present work is to investigate numerically the forced convection of micropolar fluid flow over a su rface of an other qu iescent flu id usi ng constant heat flux boundary c ondition. In this study, the similarity transformation is used to reduce the boundary layer governing equations for mass, momentum, angular momentum and energy from partial differential equations to a system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations. This problem is solved numerically using shooting technique with RungeKuttaGill method and implemented in Jupyter Notebook using Python 3 language. The behaviour of micropolar fluid in terms of velocity, skin friction, microrotation and temperature are analyzed and discussed. It is found that, the temperature is higher in constant wall temperature (CWT) compared to constant heat flux (CHF) at stretching or shrinking parameter λ = 0:5 and various micropolar parameter K. Furthermore, as Prandtl number increases, the temperature is decreasing in both CHF and CWT.
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  forced convection, micropolar fluid, quiescent fluid 
Subjects:  Q Science > QA Mathematics 
Divisions:  Science 
ID Code:  89365 
Deposited By:  Narimah Nawil 
Deposited On:  09 Feb 2021 12:26 
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