%0 Journal Article
%T Magnetohydrodynamic flow of linear visco-elastic fluid model above a shrinking/stretching sheet: A series solution
%J Scientia Iranica
%I Sharif University of Technology
%Z 1026-3098
%A Khan, Yasir
%D 2017
%\ 10/01/2017
%V 24
%N 5
%P 2466-2472
%! Magnetohydrodynamic flow of linear visco-elastic fluid model above a shrinking/stretching sheet: A series solution
%K linear visco-elastic fluid
%K boundary layer approximations
%K homotopy perturbation method (HPM)
%K finite difference technique
%K magneto-hydrodynamics (MHD)
%K shrinking/stretching sheet
%R 10.24200/sci.2017.4305
%X In this paper, a series solution is obtained for MHD flow of linear visco-elastic fluid over a shrinking/stretching sheet by using homotopy perturbation method (HPM). The governing Navier-Stokes equations of the flow are transformed to an ordinary differential equation by a suitable similarity transformation and stream function. The influence of various parameters such as Hartman number and Deborah number on the velocity field is analyzed by appropriate graphs. Finally, the validity of results is verified by comparing with numerical results. Results are presented graphically and in tabulated forms to study the efficiency and accuracy of the homotopy perturbation method.
%U http://scientiairanica.sharif.edu/article_4305_bc06c8b7059a30959653fd955ff76a31.pdf