THE EFFECT OF VARIABLE VISCOSITY ON A REACTIVE HEAT GENERATING FLUID FLOW OVER A CONVECTIVE SURFACE

Authors

  • A. R. HASSAN DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE
  • O. W. LAWAL DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE
  • F. F. AMURAWAYE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, IJAGUN, OGUN STATE

Abstract

The study examines the effect of variable viscosity on a  reactive fluid moving with the strong effect of internal energy running through a convective surface with the impact of appreciable thermal radiation. The governing equations guiding the energy heat transfer and the fluid motion are solved by adopting the series solution of modified decomposition method named after George Adomian. The amount of entropy formation across the convective surface and other thermophysical parameters affecting the system of the fluid  flow are examined and illustrated.

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2020-05-08

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HASSAN, A. R., LAWAL, O. W., & AMURAWAYE, F. F. (2020). THE EFFECT OF VARIABLE VISCOSITY ON A REACTIVE HEAT GENERATING FLUID FLOW OVER A CONVECTIVE SURFACE. Journal of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, 39(1), 21–38. Retrieved from https://ojs.ictp.it/jnms/index.php/jnms/article/view/542

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