Stagnation Point Heat Flow and Mass Transfer in a Casson Nanofluid with Viscous Dissipation and Inclined Magnetic Field

  • Wasiu Toyin Akaje Department of Mathematics, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Olajuwon B. I Department of Mathematics, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
Keywords: Magnetic Field, Casson Nanofluid, Stagnation Point, Viscous dissipation.


Influence of slip and inclined magnetic field on stagnation-point flow with chemical reaction are studied. Implementation of the similarity transformations, transformed the fluid non-linear ordinary differential equations and numerical computation is performed to solve those equations using Spectral Collocation Method. Various pertinent parameters on fluid flow, temperature and concentration distributions of the Casson nanofluid flow as well as the local skin friction coefficient, local Nusselt number, and Sherwood number are graphically displayed. The results indicate that thermophoresis parameter N_t enhanced the temperature and nanoparticle concentration profiles, because a rise in thermophoresis parameter enhances the thermophoresis force within the flow regime. Values of both local Nusselt and Sherwood numbers are enhanced with an increase in Hartman number (magnetic field parameter). The present results are compared with previously reported ones and are found to be in excellent agreement.


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Akaje, W., & I, O. (2021, June 30). Stagnation Point Heat Flow and Mass Transfer in a Casson Nanofluid with Viscous Dissipation and Inclined Magnetic Field. UKH Journal of Science and Engineering, 5(1), 38-49.
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