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ISRN Computational Mathematics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 765408, 9 pages
Research Article

Radiation Effects on Mass Transfer Flow through a Highly Porous Medium with Heat Generation and Chemical Reaction

Department of Mathematics, Priyadarshini College of Engineering and Technology, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh 524004, India

Received 13 November 2012; Accepted 9 January 2013

Academic Editors: O. Kuksenok and W. G. Weng

Copyright © 2013 S. Mohammed Ibrahim. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The present paper is concerned to analyze the influence of the unsteady free convection flow of a viscous incompressible fluid through a porous medium with high porosity bounded by a vertical infinite moving plate in the presence of thermal radiation, heat generation, and chemical reaction. The fluid is considered to be gray, absorbing, and emitting but nonscattering medium, and Rosseland approximation is considered to describe the radiative heat flux in the energy equation. The dimensionless governing equations for this investigation are solved analytically using perturbation technique. The effects of various governing parameters on the velocity, temperature, concentration, skin-friction coefficient, Nusselt number and Sherwood number are shown in figures and tables and analyzed in detail.