Melting Heat Transfer in Boundary Layer Stagnation-Point Micropolar Fluid Flow towards a Stretching Sheet in Porous Medium with Heat Absorption

Khilap Singh, Manoj Kumar, A. K. Pandey


The present investigation deals with the study of fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics occurring during the melting process due to a stretching surface in micro-polar fluid with heat absorption. The governing equations representing fluid flow have been transformed into coupled nonlinear ordinary differential equations using similarity transformations. The equations thus obtained have been solved numerically using         Runge–Kutta–Fehlberg method with shooting technique. The effects of the melting parameter, micro-polar parameter, heat absorption parameter and stretching parameter on the fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics have been tabulated, illustrated graphically and discussed in detail.


Boundary layer, Heat absorption, Melting heat transfer, Micropolar fluid, Stagnation-point, Stretching sheet.


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