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MHD hybrid-nanofluid (CNT - Fe3O4-H2O) flow through a squeezing/dilating walls of the asymmetric channel
  • Muhammad Bilal,
  • Hamna Arshad
Muhammad Bilal
The University of Lahore - Gujrat Campus
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Hamna Arshad
The University of Lahore - Gujrat Campus
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The fundamental concern of the present study is to analyze the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) hybrid nanofluid (Carbon-nanotubes and ferrous oxide-water)$ CNT-Fe_{3}O_{4}/H_{2}O$ flow through a horizontal parallel channel having squeezing and dilating porous walls along with thermal radiation. The porous walls of the channel cause the parting motion. The fluid flow is laminar and time-dependent. The channel is asymmetric and the temperature and porosity of the upper and lower walls are different. The concept of hybrid nanofluid is exploited with the combination of nanoparticles of $Fe_{3}O_{4}$ and single and multi-wall carbon nanotubes. The set of partial differential equations (PDEs) of this mathematical model, governed from momentum and energy equations, are reduced to respective ordinary differential equations (ODEs) by using the similarity transformation. To achieve the solutions of governing ODEs, a very common numerical approach called, Runge-Kutta method of order four along with shooting technique is utilized. A computing software MATLAB is used to construct the graphs of temperature and velocity profiles for different emerging parameters. The main findings are summarized at the end of the manuscript.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

09 Aug 2020Submitted to Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences
12 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
12 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned