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Shape Effect of Nanosize Particles on Magnetohydrodynamic Nanofluid Flow and Heat Transfer over a Stretching Sheet with Entropy Generation

Sciprofile linkUmair Rashid, Sciprofile linkDumitru Baleanu, Sciprofile linkAzhar Iqbal, Sciprofile linkMuhammd Abbas
Published: 18 October 2020
 by  MDPI
 in Entropy
Entropy , Volume 22; doi:10.3390/e22101171

Abstract: Magnetohydrodynamic nanofluid technologies are emerging in several areas including pharmacology, medicine and lubrication (smart tribology). The present study discusses the heat transfer and entropy generation of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Ag-water nanofluid flow over a stretching sheet with the effect of nanoparticles shape. Three different geometries of nanoparticles—sphere, blade and lamina—are considered. The problem is modeled in the form of momentum, energy and entropy equations. The homotopy analysis method (HAM) is used to find the analytical solution of momentum, energy and entropy equations. The variations of velocity profile, temperature profile, Nusselt number and entropy generation with the influences of physical parameters are discussed in graphical form. The results show that the performance of lamina-shaped nanoparticles is better in temperature distribution, heat transfer and enhancement of the entropy generation.
Keywords: Nanoparticles / Magnetic Field / analytical solution / Nanofluid / entropy generation

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