Magnetized Flow of Electrically Induced Maxwell Nanofluid over Reactive Stretching Plate with Thermal Stratification

  • Christian John Etwire School of Mathematical Sciences, C.K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences, P.O. Box 24, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
  • Ibrahim Yakubu Seini School of Engineering, University for Development Studies, Nyankpala Campus, P.O. Box 1882, Tamale, Ghana
  • Oluwole Daniel Makinde Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X2, Saldanha 7395, South Africa
Keywords: magnetized flow, Maxwell, stratification, reactive, nanofluid


Effects of thermal stratification on magnetized flow of electrically induced Maxwell nanofluid over reactive stretching plate have been analyzed. The nonlinear ordinary differential equations governing the flow problem were obtained by applying Similarity transformation. The resulting model was then solved with the aid of the fourth order Runge-Kutta algorithm along with the shooting technique. Results for pertinent flow parameters were tabulated and analyzed graphically. The Richardson number was noted to appreciate the momentum boundary layer thickness but it decayed both the thermal and solutal boundary layer thicknesses.


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How to Cite
Etwire, C. J., Seini, I. Y., & Makinde, O. D. (2022). Magnetized Flow of Electrically Induced Maxwell Nanofluid over Reactive Stretching Plate with Thermal Stratification. Earthline Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 10(2), 241-270.