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In this article we calculate the exact solution of the steady flow of non-Newtonian Casson fluid, over a stretching/shrinking sheet. The governing partial differential equations (PDEs) are transformed into ordinary differential equation (ODE) by using similarity transformation and then solved analytically by utilizing the exact solution. The closed form unique solution is obtained in the case of stretching sheet whereas for shrinking sheet unique and dual solutions are obtained. Influences of Casson fluid and suction/injection parameter on dimensionless velocity function are discussed and plotted graphically; also the effects of skin friction coefficient are presented in graphical form. Comparisons of current solutions with previous study are also made for the verification of the present study.

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The actual motivation of this paper is to develop a functional link between artificial neural network (ANN) with Legendre polynomials and simulated annealing termed as Legendre simulated annealing neural network (LSANN). To demonstrate the applicability, it is employed to study the nonlinear Lane-Emden singular initial value problem that governs the polytropic and isothermal gas spheres. In LSANN, minimization of error is performed by simulated annealing method while Legendre polynomials are used in hidden layer to control the singularity problem. Many illustrative examples of Lane-Emden type are discussed and results are compared with the formerly used algorithms. As well as with accuracy of results and tranquil implementation it provides the numerical solution over the entire finite domain.

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This article presents the study of three-dimensional, stagnation flow of a Powell-Eyring fluid towards an off-centered rotating porous disk. A uniform injection or suction is applied through the surface of the disk. The Darcy law of porous disk for Powell-Eyring fluid is also obtained. The governing partial differential equations and their related boundary conditions are converted into ordinary differential equations by using a suitable similarity transformation. The analytical solution, of the system of equations is solved by using homotopy analysis method. The convergence region of the obtained solution is determined and plotted. The effects of rotational parameter, porosity of the medium, the characteristics of the non-Newtonian fluid and the suction or injection velocity on the velocity distributions is shown by graphical representation.

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An investigation is performed for an alyzing the effect of entropy generation on the steady, laminar, axisymmetric flow of an incompressible Powell-Eyring fluid. The flow is considered in the presence of vertically applied magnetic field between radially stretching rotating disks. The Energy and concentration equation is taking into account to investigate the heat dissipation, Soret, Dufour and Joule heating effects. To describe the considered flow non-dimensionalized equations, an exact similarity function is used to reduce a set of the partial differential equation into a system of non-linear coupled ordinary differential equation with the associated boundary conditions. Using homotopy analysis method (HAM), an analytic solution for velocity, temperature and concentration profiles are obtained over the entire range of the imperative parameters. The velocity components, concentration and temperature field are used to determine the entropy generation. Plots illustrate important results on the effect of physical flow parameters. Results obtained by means of HAM are then compared with the results obtained by using optimized homotopy analysis method (OHAM). They are in very good agreement.

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In this paper, we examine the fractional differential-difference equation (FDDE) by employing the proposed sensitivity approach (SA) and Adomian transformation method (ADTM). In SA the nonlinear differential-difference equation is converted to infinite linear equations which have a wide criterion to solve for the analytical solution. By ADTM, the FDDE is converted into ordinary differential-difference equation that can be solved. We test both the techniques through some test problems which are arising in nonlinear dynamical systems and found that ADTM is equivalently appropriate and simpler method to handle than SA.

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Bearing in mind the considerable importance of fuzzy differential equations (FDEs) in different fields of science and engineering, in this paper, nonlinear nth order FDEs are approximated, heuristically. The analysis is carried out on using Chebyshev neural network (ChNN), which is a type of single layer functional link artificial neural network (FLANN). Besides, explication of generalized Hukuhara differentiability (gH-differentiability) is also added for the nth order differentiability of fuzzy-valued functions. Moreover, general formulation of the structure of ChNN for the governing problem is described and assessed on some examples of nonlinear FDEs. In addition, comparison analysis of the proposed method with Runge-Kutta method is added and also portrayed the error bars that clarify the feasibility of attained solutions and validity of the method.