Siva Reddy Sheri This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1 and Anjan Kumar Suram1

1Department of Mathematics, GITAM University, Hyderabad Campus, Telangana, India


Received: February 22, 2016
Accepted: August 8, 2016
Publication Date: December 1, 2016

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A numerical investigation is performed to study the finite element analysis of heat and mass transfer past an impulsively moving vertical plate with ramped temperature. The governing equations of the flow are transformed into a non dimensional form using suitable dimensionless quantities. A Finite element method is engaged to solve the dimension less governing equations. Obtained numerical solution is displayed graphically to illustrate the influence of various controlling parameters of flow. Skin friction and Nusselt number are compared with the earlier results by Seth et al. Finally, numerical solutions are found to be in excellent agreement with previously published results under special cases.

Keywords: Heat and Mass Transfer, Vertical Plate, Ramped Temperature, FEM


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