Williamson Fluid Flow Having Microorganisms Over a Permeable Shrinking Sheet
Keywords:Boundary layer, Dual solutions, Microorganisms, Shrinking sheet, Williamson fluid
This study examines the characteristics of fluid flow of microorganisms over a permeable vertical shrinking sheet in the presence of a magnetic field and thermal radiation. The governing equations are simplified to a nonlinear system of ODEs and solved using the nonlinear shooting method. The results of the study show that an increase in certain parameters, such as the Eckert number and Hartmann number, leads to an increase in local skin friction coefficient and density of microorganisms, and a decrease in the local Nusselt number. However, when the Weissenberg number is higher, the opposite characteristics are observed. The study also found that the domain of dual solutions increases with the increase of certain parameters but decreases with a higher Weissenberg number and boundary layer separation is delayed with the increase of dual solutions.
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