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Hazem Ali Attia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1

1Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Al-Qasseem University, P. O. Box 237, Buraidah 81999, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Received: May 28, 2004
Accepted: December 1, 2004
Publication Date: March 1, 2005

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The steady MHD Couette flow with heat transfer of an electrically conducting fluid is studied considering the ion slip. The viscosity of the fluid is assumed to be temperature dependent. The fluid is subjected to a constant pressure gradient and an external uniform magnetic field perpendicular to the plates which are kept at different but constant temperatures. The effect of the ion slip and the temperature dependent viscosity on both the velocity and temperature distributions is examined.

Keywords: Magnetohydrodynamics, Heat Transfer, Variable Properties, Comutational Fluid Dynamics


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