Document Type : Research Paper


1 VIT University

2 Department of Mathematics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi-517502, A.P, India.

3 BOS of Studies,Dept. of Mathematics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi-517502, A.P, India.


In this study, the Brownian motion and thermophoresis effects on the MHD ferrofluid flow over a cone with thermal radiation were discussed. Kerosene with the magnetic nanoparticles (Fe3O4) was considered. A set of transformed governing nonlinear coupled ordinary differential equations were solved numerically using Runge-Kutta based shooting technique. A simulation was performed by mixing ferrous particles with base fluids. Also, dual solutions for Casson Ferrofluid flow over a cone with rotation and without rotation effects were presented. An agreement of the present solutions with those published in literature was found. The effect of dimensionless parameters on velocity, temperature and concentration profiles along with the friction factor coefficients, Nusselt number, and the Sherwood numbers were discussed with the help of graphs and tables. It was found that the volume fraction of Ferro nanoparticles, magnetic field parameter, and Brownian motion parameters are controlling the friction factor coefficients, Nusselt number and Sherwood numbers for both the rotation and without rotation effects cases. 

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Mixed convection on radiative unsteady Casson ferrofluid flow due to cone with Brownian motion and thermophoresis: A numerical study


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