### Abstract

The mixed convection boundary layer flow through a stable stratified porous medium bounded by a vertical surface is investigated. The external velocity and the surface temperature are assumed to vary as x^{m}, where x is measured from the leading edge of the vertical surface and m is a constant. Numerical solutions for the governing Darcy and energy equations are obtained. The results indicate that the thermal stratification significantly affects the surface shear stress as well as the surface heat transfer, besides delays the boundary layer separation.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 2355-2358 |

Number of pages | 4 |

Journal | Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics |

Volume | 372 |

Issue number | 14 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 31 Mar 2008 |

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### Keywords

- Boundary layer
- Dual solutions
- Mixed convection
- Stratified porous medium

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Physics and Astronomy(all)

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**Mixed convection boundary layer flow over a vertical surface embedded in a thermally stratified porous medium.** / Mohd Ishak, Anuar; Mohd. Nazar, Roslinda; Pop, Ioan.

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*Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics*, vol. 372, no. 14, pp. 2355-2358. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2007.12.006

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T1 - Mixed convection boundary layer flow over a vertical surface embedded in a thermally stratified porous medium

AU - Mohd Ishak, Anuar

AU - Mohd. Nazar, Roslinda

AU - Pop, Ioan

PY - 2008/3/31

Y1 - 2008/3/31

N2 - The mixed convection boundary layer flow through a stable stratified porous medium bounded by a vertical surface is investigated. The external velocity and the surface temperature are assumed to vary as xm, where x is measured from the leading edge of the vertical surface and m is a constant. Numerical solutions for the governing Darcy and energy equations are obtained. The results indicate that the thermal stratification significantly affects the surface shear stress as well as the surface heat transfer, besides delays the boundary layer separation.

AB - The mixed convection boundary layer flow through a stable stratified porous medium bounded by a vertical surface is investigated. The external velocity and the surface temperature are assumed to vary as xm, where x is measured from the leading edge of the vertical surface and m is a constant. Numerical solutions for the governing Darcy and energy equations are obtained. The results indicate that the thermal stratification significantly affects the surface shear stress as well as the surface heat transfer, besides delays the boundary layer separation.

KW - Boundary layer

KW - Dual solutions

KW - Mixed convection

KW - Stratified porous medium

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JO - Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics

JF - Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics

SN - 0375-9601

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