Chebyshev Spectral Collocation Method for Unsteady Mhd Flow and Heat Transfer of a Dusty Fluid Between Parallel Plates

Turk Ö., Tezer-Sezgin M.

NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER PART A-APPLICATIONS, vol.64, no.7, pp.597-610, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The unsteady magnetohydrodynamic flow of a dusty fluid and heat transfer between parallel plates in which the electrically conducting fluid has temperature-dependent viscosity is studied. Both the fluid and the dust particles are governed by the coupled set of momentum and energy equations. The Chebyshev spectral method in space and implicit backward difference in time procedure is presented, introducing physically Navier-slip conditions for both the fluid and dust particle velocities. The Hartmann number, viscosity parameter, and Navier-slip parameter influences on the flow and temperature are simulated.