Free convection boundary layer on an isothermal sphere in a micropolar fluid

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Abstract

The present paper considers the steady laminar free convection boundary layer flow over an isothermal sphere in a micropolar fluid. The governing boundary layer equations are first transformed into a non-dimensional form and the resulting nonlinear system of partial differential equations are then solved numerically using the Keller-box method. Numerical results presented include the local heat transfer and local skin friction coefficients for a wide range of material parameter K. The Prandtl number is taken to be 0.7 and 7.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-386
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Free convection boundary layer on an isothermal sphere in a micropolar fluid. / Mohd. Nazar, Roslinda; Amin, N.

In: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 29, No. 3, 04.2002, p. 377-386.

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