Journal : Acta Mechanica et Automatica
Article : Magneto convection in a layer of nanofluid with soret effect

Authors :
Chand, R.
Department of Mathematics, Government Arya Degree College Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh, 176202, India, rameshnahan@yahoo.com,
Rana, G. C.
Department of Mathematics, Government College Nadaun, Himachal Pradesh, 177103, India, drgcrana15@gmail.com,
Abstract : Double diffusive convection in a horizontal layer of nanofluid in the presence of uniform vertical magnetic field with Soret effect is investigated for more realistic boundary conditions. The flux of volume fraction of nanoparticles is taken to be zero on the isothermal boundaries. The normal mode method is used to find linear stability analysis for the fluid layer. Oscillatory convection is ruled out because of the absence of the two opposing buoyancy forces. Graphs have been plotted to find the effects of various parameters on the stationary convection and it is found that magnetic field, solutal Rayleigh number and nanofluid Lewis number stabilizes fluid layer, while Soret effect, Lewis number, modified diffusivity ratio and nanoparticle Rayleigh number destabilize the fluid layer.

Keywords : pole magnatyczne, metoda Galerkina, efekt Soreta, liczba Lewisa, liczba Chandrasekhara, nanofluid, nanopłyny, nanociecze, nanofluid, Zero-Flux, Soret Effect, Nanofluid Lewis Number, Chandrasekhar Number, Galerkin methods, magnetic field,
Publishing house : Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Białostockiej
Publication date : 2015
Number : Vol. 9, no. 2
Page : 63 – 69

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Qute : Chand, R. ,Rana, G. C. ,Rana, G. C. , Magneto convection in a layer of nanofluid with soret effect. Acta Mechanica et Automatica Vol. 9, no. 2/2015
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