Stagnation-point flow towards a stretching vertical sheet with slip effects

Khairy Zaimi, Anuar Mohd Ishak

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Abstract

The effects of partial slip on stagnation-point flow and heat transfer due to a stretching vertical sheet is investigated. Using a similarity transformation, the governing partial differential equations are reduced into a system of nonlinear ordinary differential equations. The resulting equations are solved numerically using a shooting method. The effect of slip and buoyancy parameters on the velocity, temperature, skin friction coefficient and the local Nusselt number are graphically presented and discussed. It is found that dual solutions exist in a certain range of slip and buoyancy parameters. The skin friction coefficient decreases while the Nusselt number increases as the slip parameter increases.

Original languageEnglish
Article number27
JournalMathematics
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

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Stagnation Point Flow
Slip
Skin Friction
Vertical
Nusselt number
Buoyancy
Friction Coefficient
Partial Slip
Dual Solutions
Shooting Method
Similarity Transformation
Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations
Heat Transfer
Partial differential equation
Decrease
Range of data

Keywords

  • Partial slip
  • Stagnation-point flow
  • Stretching sheet

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  • Mathematics(all)

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Stagnation-point flow towards a stretching vertical sheet with slip effects. / Zaimi, Khairy; Mohd Ishak, Anuar.

In: Mathematics, Vol. 4, No. 2, 27, 01.06.2016.

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