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Soret and Dufour Effects on Unsteady MHD Mixed Convection Flow past a Radiative Vertical Porous Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium with Chemical Reaction

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The Soret and Dufour effects on unsteady MHD mixed convection flow past an infinite radiative vertical porous plate embedded in a porous medium in the presence of chemical reaction have been studied. A uniform magnetic field acts perpendicular to the porous surface. The Rosseland approximation has been used to describe the radiative heat flux in energy equation. The governing equations are solved numerically by applying explicit finite difference Method. The effects of various parameters on the velocity, temperature and concentration fields have been examined with the help of graphs.

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B. Sharma, K. Yadav, N. Mishra and R. Chaudhary, "Soret and Dufour Effects on Unsteady MHD Mixed Convection Flow past a Radiative Vertical Porous Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium with Chemical Reaction," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2012, pp. 717-723. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.37105.

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