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Kuppalapalle Vajravelu, Ronald Li, Mangalagama Dewasurendra, Joseph Benarroch, Nicholas Ossi, Ying Zhang, Michael Sammarco and K.V. Prasad

1 Introduction As we know, a moving flat plate in a fluid medium infuses a boundary layer. This kind of flow appears in several technological industries, such as extrusion process, wire and fiber coating, polymer processing, food-stuff processing, design of heat exchangers, and chemical processing equipment. The pioneering work of Sakiadis [ 1 , 2 ] on the laminar boundary layer over a rigid surface moving in its own plane is quite different from the flow past a stationary surface (known as the classical Blasius [ 3 ] flow). Tsou et al. [ 4 ] examined the