Influence of Nanoparticles Phenomena on the Peristaltic Flow of Pseudoplastic Fluid in an Inclined Asymmetric Channel with Different Wave Forms

Document Type: Research Article

Authors

1 Department of Basic Sciences, MCS, National University of Sciences and technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

2 Department of Mathematics, Quaid-i-Azam University 45320, Islamabad 44000, PAKISTAN

Abstract

The influence of nanofluid with different wave forms in the presence of inclined asymmetric channel on peristaltic transport of a pseudoplastic fluid is examined. The governing equations for two dimensional and two directional flows of a pseudoplastic fluid along with nanofluid are modeled and then simplified under the assumptions of long wavelength and low Reynolds number approximation. The exact solutions for temperature and nano particle volume fraction are calculated. Series solution of the stream function and pressure gradient are carried out using perturbation technique. The flow quantities have been examined for various physical parameters of interest. It was found that the magnitude value of the velocity profile decreases with an increase in Q and Z and increases in sinusoidal, multisinsoidal, trapezoidal and triangular waves. It was also observed that the size of the trapping bolus decreases with the decrease in the width of the channel d and increases with an increase inx.

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