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Effects of Thermocapillarity and Thermal Radiation on Flow and Heat Transfer in a Thin Liquid Film on an Unsteady Stretching Sheet

Table 1

Values of dimensionless film thickness and skin friction when , , , , and for different values of unsteadiness parameter . The value of in Wang [4] and the present work is the same as that of Abel et al. [14] despite different similarity transformations used.

Wang [4]Abel et al. [14]Mahmoud [24]Present work

0.4 5.122490 −1.307785 4.981455 −1.134098 5.126821 −1.040765
0.6 3.131250 −1.195155 3.131710 −1.195128 3.131668 −1.193654
0.8 2.151990 −1.245795 2.151990 −1.245805 2.1519950 −1.245810 2.151994 −1.245793
1.0 1.543617 −1.277762 1.543617 −1.277769 1.543616 −1.277768
1.2 1.127780 −1.279177 1.127780 −1.279171 1.1277815 −1.279170 1.127780 −1.279172
1.4 0.821032 −1.233549 0.821033 −1.233545 0.821032 −1.233549
1.6 0.567173 −1.114937 0.576176 −1.114941 0.576173 −1.114937
1.8 0.356389 −0.867414 0.356390 −0.867416 0.356389 −0.867414

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