Unsteady Micropolar Fluid over a Permeable Curved Stretching Shrinking Surface

Siti Hidayah Muhad Saleh, Norihan Md Arifin, Roslinda Mohd. Nazar, Ioan Pop

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This work deals with the unsteady micropolar fluid over a permeable curved stretching and shrinking surface. Using similarity transformations, the governing boundary layer equations are transformed into the nonlinear ordinary (similarity) differential equations. The transformed equations are then solved numerically using the shooting method. The effects of the governing parameters on the skin friction and couple stress are illustrated graphically. The results reveal that dual solutions exist for stretching/shrinking surface as well as weak/strong concentration. A comparison with known results from the open literature has been done and it is shown to be in excellent agreement.

Original languageEnglish
Article number3085249
JournalMathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Micropolar Fluid
Shrinking
Stretching
Couple Stress
Dual Solutions
Fluids
Shooting Method
Skin Friction
Skin friction
Similarity Transformation
Ordinary differential equations
Boundary Layer
Boundary layers
Differential equation
Graphics
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Unsteady Micropolar Fluid over a Permeable Curved Stretching Shrinking Surface. / Saleh, Siti Hidayah Muhad; Arifin, Norihan Md; Mohd. Nazar, Roslinda; Pop, Ioan.

In: Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2017, 3085249, 2017.

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