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Numerical analysis of MHD flow and nanoparticle migration within a permeable space containing Non-equilibrium model


Truong Khang Nguyen, Muhammad Usman, M. Sheikholeslamif, Rizwan Ul Haq, Ahmad Shafee, Abdul Khader Jilani, I.Tlili

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Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 537: 122459, 2020 (ISI)
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This article deals with the numerical simulation to examine the significant effects of MHD flow and nanoparticle migration inside a permeable space including two temperature model. For more physical situation, thermal radiation influence is considered. Viable transformation is assumed to alter the governing set of PDEs into dimensionless form. CVFEM was adopted to model this article. Impacts of radiation parameter, Rayleigh number (103 < Ra < 104), nanofluid–solid interface factor (10 < Nhs <1000), Hartmann number (0 < Ha < 20) and nanoparticles’ shape (3 < m < 5.7) on nanofluid behavior were demonstrated. Outcomes depict that stronger convection can be obtained with augmenting in shape factor. Average Nusselt number increases as enhancing the buoyancy and radiation effect whereas decreases as enhancing nanofluid–solid interface factor and Hartmann number. Comparison of the numerical outputs achieved by means of CVFEM with published data was also deliberated. It is evident that the applied approach is very accurate to investigate solution of the discussed problem.