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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 18, Issue 4, Pages 765-772

Heat transfer analysis of a second grade fluid over a stretching sheet

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15261, PA, USA
2U.S.Department of Energy, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center, Pittsburgh 15236, PA, USA

Received 15 November 1993; Revised 27 January 1994

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The heat tranfer and flow of a non-Newtonian fluid past a stretching sheet is analyzed in this paper. Results in a non-dimensional form are presented here for the velocity and temperature profiles assuming different kind of boundary conditions.