Canadian Journal of Applied Sciences

ISSN: 1925-7430
Short Key Title: Can J App Sci
Start Year: 2011

Sufian Munawar, Ahmer Mehmood, Asif Ali
1Department of Mathematics Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan. 2Department of Mathematics (FBAS) International Islamic University Islamabad Pakistan
Keywords: Stretching disks, slip conditions, analytic solution, optimal HAM

This work presents the analytic solution of flow of a viscous fluid between two stretching disks with slip boundaries. Suitable similarity transformations are used to normalize the governing system. Optimal homotopy analysis method has been used as a solution technique by considering one parameter; two parameters; three parameters and one step optimal HAM approaches. The solutions obtained through all these approaches are compared. It is observed that, although the solution series (obtained through Optimal HAM) attains convergence at initial few terms but, on the other hand the computational resources,required to acquire solution, increases indefinitely as we increase the order of approximation.The current analytic solution is compared with a numerical technique and it is found that both solutions are perfectly matched. The effects of material parameters on different physical quantities are illustrated through graphs and tables.

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Identifiers and Pagination:
First Page:50
Last Page:67
Publisher Id:CanJAppSci (2011 ). 1. 50-67
Article History:
Received:April 9, 2011
Accepted:June 20, 2011
Collection year:2011
First Published:July 1, 2011

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Dr. Xianghui Qi is working as Professor in the School of Food & Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, China. His research interests: Biosynthesis of high value-added chemicals by microbes and engineered strains; Discovery of novel genes, enzymes and new strains; Rational & Irrational design of microbial enzymes; Isolation, identification and evolution of microbes; Metabolic engineering & Pathway engineering of functional microbes, and biotransformation; Metabolic regulation based on the research of microbial omics; Application of high value-added products including functional sugar alcohols by biosynthesis and biotransformation based on microbial engineered strains.

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Abbreviation: Can J Appl Sci
Frequency: Annual
Current Volume: 7 (2017)
Next scheduled volume: December, 2018  
Back volumes: 1-7
Starting year: 2011
Nature: Online
Submission: Online
Language: English

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