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Computer Simulation of a Radiative MHD flow in a Rotating Fluid

Harouna Naroua1
  • 1 Universit√© Abdou Moumouni, Niger
American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 13 No. 11, 2016, 1149-1155

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2016.1149.1155

Submitted On: 8 September 2016 Published On: 8 November 2016

How to Cite: Naroua, H. (2016). Computer Simulation of a Radiative MHD flow in a Rotating Fluid. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 13(11), 1149-1155. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2016.1149.1155

Abstract

A hydromagnetic free convection flow has been modeled and simulated. The flow is considered unsteady, near a moving infinite flat plate in a rotating fluid. For the radiative heat transfer to be significant, very high temperatures are involved rendering the problem highly non-linear. The simulation is based on a generic finite element scheme coupled with a stepwise Lagrange polynomial. The equations and other parameters entering into the description of the flow are transformed into interpretable postfix codes. Numerical values are computed for the temperature and velocity distributions. The results obtained are depicted graphically and discussed.

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Keywords

  • Computer Simulation
  • Modeling
  • Generic Software
  • Numerical Scheme
  • Unsteady Flow