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Effect of couple stresses on hydromagnetic Eyring-Powell fluid flow through a porous channel

Samuel Adesanya, John Falade, Randolph Rach
2015 Theoretical and Applied Mechanics  
In this paper, the flow of hydromagnetic non-Newtonian fluid under couple stresses through a porous channel is investigated using the Eyring-Powell model. The fluid is driven by an axial constant pressure gradient. Approximate solutions of the nonlinear dimensionless equations governing the fluid flow are obtained using a new modification of Adomian decomposition method (ADM). The effects of the variation of various flow parameters on both the velocity and temperature fields are deduced and
more » ... are deduced and discussed including surface-fluid interface friction and rate of heat transfer. 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: 76W05, 76D05.
doi:10.2298/tam1502135a fatcat:vazkyv4u6nfibasappro33tvau