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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: July 21, 2004
Accepted: December 2, 2004
Publication Date: March 1, 2005

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The unsteady laminar flow of an incompressible viscous fluid and heat transfer between two parallel porous plates are studied in the presence of a uniform suction and injection considering variable properties. The viscosity and thermal conductivity of the fluid are assumed to vary with temperature. The fluid is subjected to a constant pressure gradient and a uniform suction and injection through the plates which are kept at different but constant temperatures. The effect of the suction and injection, the variable viscosity and thermal conductivity on both the velocity and temperature fields is studied.

Keywords: Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, Variable Properties, Unsteady Motion, Flow Between Parallel Plates


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