Ciliary motion phenomenon of viscous nanofluid in a curved channel with wall properties
Department of Mathematics, Quaid-i-Azam University 45320, 44000, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Accepted: 28 January 2016
Published online: 28 March 2016
The present investigation is carried out to examine the ciliary flow of viscous nanofluid in a curved channel with wall properties. The governing equations are simplified under the well-known assumptions of long wavelength and low Reynolds number. Closed-form solutions for the nanoparticle temperature, velocity and streamlines are calculated and discussed. Numerical results for the velocity profile are also available in a table, for increasing values of the cilia length parameter.
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