MHD Flow of a Non-Newtonian Power Law Fluid over a Vertical Stretching Sheet with the Convective Boundary Condition

Azeem SHAHZAD, Ramzan ALI


In this article, we study the power law model of steady state, viscous, incompressible MHD flow over a vertically stretching sheet. Furthermore, heat transfer is also addressed by using the convective boundary conditions. The coupled partial differential equations are transformed into ordinary differential equations (ODEs) using similarity transformations. The transformed highly non-linear ODEs are solved by using the Homotopy Analysis Method (HAM). The influence of different parameters on the velocity and temperature fields are analyzed and discussed.


Power law model, heat transfer, convective boundary conditions, vertical stretching sheet

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