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|Entropy generation analysis in a variable viscosity MHD channel flow with permeable walls and convective heating.
|Eegunjobi, A. S.
Makinde, O. D.
|Entropy generation analysis
Thermodynamic second law
Variable viscosity MHD channel flow
|Hindawi Publishing Corporation
|Eegunjobi, A. S., & Makinde, O. D. (2013). Entropy generation analysis in a variable viscosity MHD channel flow with permeable walls and convective heating. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2013, 1-12.
|This paper examines the effects of the thermodynamic second law on steady flow of an incompressible variable viscosity electrically conducting fluid in a channel with permeable walls and convective surface boundary conditions.The nonlinear model governing equations are solved numerically using shooting quadrature. Numerical results of the velocity and temperature profiles are utilised to compute the entropy generation number and the Bejan number.The results revealed that entropy generation minimization can be achieved by appropriate combination of the regulated values of thermophysical parameters controlling the flow systems.
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