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Separation times analysis of unsteady magnetohydrodynamics mixed convective flow past a Sphere

Mohammad, Nurul Farahain and Mohd Kasim, Abdul Rahman and Ali, Anati and Shafie, Sharidan (2014) Separation times analysis of unsteady magnetohydrodynamics mixed convective flow past a Sphere. AIP Conference Proceedings , 1605. pp. 349-354. ISSN 0094-243X (P), 1551-7616 (O)

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The separation of flow for unsteady problem occurred on some events even though the fluid is laminar flow. In this paper, the times when then boundary layer flow start to separate from flowing at the surface of a sphere are investigated in the presence of magnetic field. It is also considered that the fluid flow and heat transfer are governed by both buoyancy and external forces. In order to solve this problem, the dimensional equations that govern the fluid flow and heat transfer are transformed into dimensionless equations by using appropriate dimensionless variables. The stream functions are introduced to connect and thus having a function that can represent velocities. Similarity variables are used to deduce the dimensionless governing equations into a system of nonlinear partial differential equations. This system of equations is solved numerically by using numerical scheme known as the Keller-Box method. The numerical results obtained are presented in tabular form and analyzed.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7411/44164
Uncontrolled Keywords: Boundary layer flow; Mixed convection; Unsteady MHD flow; Heat transfer
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. N.F. Mohammad
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 16:03
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 16:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44164

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