Outcome of Nanofluid Flow Containing Arbitrary Shape Nanoparticles Induced by a Permeable Stretching Sheet

  • 1 Dept. of Mathematics, S.A. Jaipuria College, 700005, Kolkata, India
  • 2 Dept. of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, 700032, Kolkata, India

Abstract

In this work we have discussed the impact of thermal radiation on heat transfer to nanofluid flow over an unsteady permeable stretching sheet using various types of arbitrary shape nanoparticles of Copper (Cu), Silver (Ag), Alumina (Al2O3), and Titania Oxide (TiO2) in the base fluid. Suitable transformations have been employed to build ODEs from the partial differential equations. Numerical results are therefore obtained particularly for cylindrical shape and spherical shape nanoparticles. Our analysis substantiates that the velocity and temperature profiles increases with enhanced thermal radiation parameter. Further, Nusselt number is more advanced for the nanofluid that contains cylindrical shape nanoparticles as compared to spherical shape nanoparticles.

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