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Effects of Thermal Diffusion and Chemical Reaction on MHD Flow of Dusty Visco-Elastic (Walter’s Liquid Model-B) Fluid

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The present note consists, the effects of thermal diffusion and chemical reaction on MHD flow of dusty viscous incom-pressible, electrically conducting fluid between two vertical heated, porous, parallel plates with heat source/sink. The plate temperature is raised linearly with time and concentration level near the plate to Cw. The variable temperature and uniform mass diffusion taking into account the chemical reaction of first order. The series solution method is used to solve the mathematical equations. Effects of various parameters like chemical reaction (K), thermal diffusion (ST) and magnetic field (M) etc. on velocity profile, skin friction, concentration profile and temperature field are displayed graphically and discussed numerically for different physical parameters. The analysis developed here for thermal diffusion, bears good agreement with real life problems.

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O. Prakash, D. Kumar and Y. Dwivedi, "Effects of Thermal Diffusion and Chemical Reaction on MHD Flow of Dusty Visco-Elastic (Walter’s Liquid Model-B) Fluid," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 10, 2010, pp. 581-587. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.210075.

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