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Pulsatile Powell-Eyring Nanofluid Flow in a Channel with Inclined Magnetic Field and Chemical Reaction

Suripeddi SRINIVAS
VIT-AP University

Kalyan Kumar CHALLA
Narayana Engineering College (Autonomous)

Satyanarayana BADETI
VIT-AP University

P. Bharath KUMAR
VIT-AP University

The current article addresses the impacts of the pulsatile flow of Powell-Eyring nanofluid
using Buongiorno’s model in a horizontal channel. It also describes the combined impacts of thermophoresis and Brownian motion. Blood is an example of a Powell-Eyring fluid. The Runge-Kutta (R-K) 4th-order method, along with the shooting technique, is used to determine solutions for velocity, temperature, and concentration. The impacts of different parameters, including an inclined magnetic field, chemical reaction, Lewis number, and heat source or sink parameter, are illustrated graphically. The mass flux distribution decreases due to an increase in the values of the Powell-Eyring fluid parameter.

Keywords: Powell-Eyring nanofluid; inclined magnetic field; chemical reaction; pulsatile flow; mass flux
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DOI: 10.24423/EngTrans.2768.20231114