Heat Transfer in MHD Squeezing Flow using Brinkman Model

Satish Chandra RAJVANSHI, Sargam WASU


This study investigates squeezing flow of viscous incompressible fluid in a highly permeable medium between 2 parallel, permeable, unsteadily rotating plates in the presence of a magnetic field and radiation. The plates at time t* are separated by a distance H(1-at*)1/2. Using a similarity transformation, the governing equations have been transformed into a system of non-linear ordinary differential equations. The resulting equations have been solved numerically by a shooting method. Graphs are presented to depict the temperature and heat transfer profiles. The results show a decline in the temperature profiles under the effect of enhanced radiation.



Squeezing flow, permeable plates, porous medium, heat transfer, MHD, radiation

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