Homogeneous-heterogeneous reactions in boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid near the forward stagnation point of a cylinder

Zhao, Qingkai and Xu, Hang and Tao, Longbin (2016) Homogeneous-heterogeneous reactions in boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid near the forward stagnation point of a cylinder. Journal of Heat Transfer, 139 (3). 034502. ISSN 0022-1481

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    Abstract

    A mathematical model describing the homogeneous-heterogeneous reactions in the vicinity of the forward stagnation point of a cylinder immerged in a nanofluid is established. We assume that the homogeneous reaction is given by isothermal cubic autocatalator kinetics, while the heterogeneous reaction is chosen as first-order kinetics. The existence of multiple solutions through hysteresis bifurcations is discussed in detail for the various diffusion coefficients of reactant and autocatalyst.

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    Zhao, Qingkai, Xu, Hang and Tao, Longbin ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8389-7209;