Numerical values of thermophysical properties.
Heat and mass transfer analysis in magnetite molybdenum disulphide nanofluid of grade two is studied. MoS2 powder with each particle of nanosize is dissolved in engine oil chosen as base fluid. A generalized form of grade-two model is considered with fractional order derivatives of Caputo and Fabrizio. The fluid over vertically oscillating plate is subjected to isothermal temperate and species concentration. The problem is modeled in terms of partial differential equations with sufficient initial conditions and boundary conditions. Fractional form of Laplace transform is used and exact solutions in closed form are determined for velocity field, temperature and concentration distributions. These solutions are then plotted for embedded parameters and discussed. Results for the physical quantities of interest (skin friction coefficient, Nusselt number and Sherwood number) are computed in tables. Results obtained in this work are compared with some published results from the open literature.
- Caputo-Fabrizio approach
- generalized second-grade fluid
- exact solutions
The idea of fractional order calculus is as old as traditional order calculus. The pioneering systematic studies are devoted to Riemann-Liouville and Leibniz . The subject is growing day by day and its applications have been utilized in different fields, for example, viscoelasticity, bioengineering, biophysics and mechatronics . The applications of non-integer order calculus have also been encountered in different areas of science despite mathematics and physics drastically [3, 4, 5]. In fluid dynamics, the fractional order calculus has been broadly used to describe the viscoelastic behaviour of the material. Viscoelasticity of a material is defined it deforms evince both viscous and elastic behaviour via storage of mechanical energy and simultaneous behaviour. Mainardi  examined the connections among fractional calculus, wave motion and viscoelasticity. It is increasingly seen as an efficient tool through which useful generalization of physical concepts can be obtained. Hayat et al.  studied the periodic unidirectional flows of a viscoelastic fluid with the Maxwell model (fractional). Qi and Jin  analyzed the unsteady rotating flows of viscoelastic fluid with the fractional Maxwell model between coaxial cylinders. Many other researchers used the idea of fractional calculus and published quite number of research papers in some reputable journals [9, 10, 11].
Several versions of fractional derivatives are now available in the literature; however, the widely used derivatives are the Riemann-Liouville fractional derivatives and Caputo/fractional derivative [12, 13]. However, the researchers were facing quite number of difficulties in using them. For example, the Riemann-Liouville derivative of a constant is not zero and the Laplace transform of Riemann-Liouville derivative contains terms without physical significance. Though the Caputo fractional derivative has eliminated the short fall of Riemann-Liouville derivative, its kernal has singularity point. Ali et al.  reported the conjugate effect of heat and mass transfer on time fraction convective flow of Brinkman type fluid using the Caputo approach. Shahid et al.  investigated the approach of Caputo fractional derivatives to study the magnetohyrodynamic (MHD) flow past over an oscillating vertical plate along with heat and mass transfer. Recently, Caputo and Fabrizio (CF) have initiated a fractional derivative with no singular kernel . However, Shah and Khan  analyzed that heat transfer analysis in a grade-two fluid over an oscillating vertical plate by using CF derivatives. Ali et al.  studied the application of CF derivative to MHD free convection flow of generalized Walter’s-B fluid model. Recently, Sheikh et al.  applied CF derivatives to MHD flow of a regular second-grade fluid together with radiative heat transfer.
However, the idea of fractional calculus is very new in nanoscience, particularly in nanofluid also called smart fluid . In this study, we have applied the fractional calculus idea more exactly, the idea of CF derivatives to a subclass of differential type fluid known as the second-grade fluid with suspended nanoparticles in spherical shape of molybdenum disulphide (). Generally, the purpose of nanoparticles when dropped in regular fluid/base fluid/host fluid is to enhance the thermal conductivity of the host fluid. The inclusion of nanomaterial not only increases the thermal conductivity but also increases the base fluid viscosity (Wu et al. , Wang et al. , Garg et al.  and Lee et al. ). For this purpose, several types of nanomaterials, such as carbides, oxides and iron, and so on, are available in the market with their specific usage/characteristics and applications. For example, nanomaterial can be used as a nanolubricants, friction reductant, anti-wear agent and additive to tribological performance. Oxides, such as copper and titanium oxides can be used as an additive to lubricants. The combustion of fossil fuels produces injurious gases (CO and NO) that cause air pollution and global warming. To save natural recourses and produce environment-friendly products, currently, nanomaterials are used to enhance the fuel efficiency of the oils .
Among the different types of nanomaterial, there is one called molybdenum disulphide nanomaterial , used very rarely in nanofluid studies. Although nanoparticles are not focused more, they have several interesting and useful applications. Applications of molybdenum disulphide can be seen in -based lubricants such as two-stroke engines, for example, motorcycle engines, automotive CV and universal joints, bicycle coaster brakes, bullets and ski waxes . Moreover, the has a very high boiling point and many researchers have investigated it as a lubricant The first theoretical study on -based nanofluid was performed by Shafie et al. , where they studied the shape effect of nanoparticles of four different shapes (platelet, cylinder, brick and blade) in convective flow of fluid in a channel filled with saturated porous medium.
By keeping in mind the importance of nanoparticles, this chapter studies the joint analysis of heat and mass transfer in magnetite molybdenum disulphide viscoelastic nanofluid of grade two. The concept of fractional calculus has been used in formulating the generalized model of grade-two fluid. nanoparticles of spherical shapes have been used in engine oil chosen as base fluid. The problem is formulated in fractional form and Laplace transform together. CF derivatives have been used for finding the exact solution of the problem. Results are obtained in tabular and graphical forms and discussed for rheological parameters.
2. Solution of the problem
Let us consider heat and mass transfer analysis in magnetite molybdenum disulphide nanofluid of grade two with viscosity and elasticity effects. nanoparticles in powder form of spherical shape are dissolved in engine oil chosen as base fluid. nanofluid is taken over an infinite plate placed in -plane. The plate is chosen in vertical direction along
Under these assumptions, the problem is governed by the following system of differential equations:
where are the density, electrical conductivity, viscosity, thermal expansion coefficient, coefficient of concentration, thermal conductivity, heat capacity and mass diffusivity of nanofluid. shows second two parameters, and denotes acceleration due to gravity.
The appropriate initial and boundary conditions are
For nanofluids, the expressions for are given by:
where describes the volume fraction of nanoparticles. The subscripts
Introducing the following dimensional less variables
where is the Reynolds number, is the non-dimensional second-grade parameter, shows the Hartmann number (magnetic parameter), is the thermal Grashof number, is the mass Grashof number, is the Prandtl number and is the Schmidt number.
3. Exact solution
where (.) is known as Caputo-Fabrizio time fractional operator and is defined as:
where , , , , , and
Boundary conditions are transformed to:
Skin friction, Nusselt number and Sherwood number.
Skin friction, Nusselt number and Sherwood number are defined as:
Velocity field for regular grade-two fluid without mass transfer.
For in Eq. (22) reduce to the following form:
where , , ,
which is quite identical to the solution of Sheikh et al.  for .
4. Graphical discussion
A fractional model for the outflow of the second-grade fluid with nanoparticles over an isothermal vertical plate is studied. The coupled partial differential equations with Caputo-Fabrizio time-fractional derivatives are solved analytically via Laplace transform method. Furthermore, the influence of different embedded parameters such as , , , , t and is shown graphically.
Figures 2–7 depict the effect of α on for two different values of time. It is clear from the figures that for smaller value of τ, when (τ = 0.2) fractional velocity is larger than classical velocity and for larger value of , when (τ =2) fractional velocity is less than classical velocity. Clearly, increasing values of decrease .
Figure 2 represents the influence of β on both the velocity and microrotation profiles. A decreasing behaviour is observed for increasing values of β in both cases. In this figure, the comparison of second-grade fluid velocity with Newtonian fluid velocity is plotted. It is obvious that the boundary layer thickness of second-grade fluid velocity is greater as compared to boundary layer thickness of Newtonian fluid. More clearly, the velocity of second-grade fluid is smaller than Newtonian fluid.
Figure 3 shows the influence of on the flow. It was found that the velocity of fluid decreases with the increase in due to the increase in viscosity. Because by increasing volume fraction, the fluid becomes more viscous, which leads to a decrease in the fluid velocity.
Figures 4 and 5 show the influence of thermal Grashof number and mass Grashof number on velocity and microrotation. Increasing values of both of these parameters are responsible for the rise in buoyancy forces and reducing viscous forces, which result in an increase in fluid velocity and magnitude of microrotation.
Figure 6 depicts the MHD effect on velocity. In this type of flows, magnetic force results in achieving steady state much faster than the non-MHD flows. Moreover, increasing values of enhances the Lorentz forces, as a result decelerates the fluid velocity. Figure 7 illustrates variations in velocity for different values of Schmidt number, . It shows that velocity decreases when
In order to show the effect of on the temperature profile in Figure 9, it is found that temperature increasing with increasing value of Figure 10 shows the effect of and on temperature profile. This figure shows the effect of on the temperature profile for two different values of For smaller value of , classical temperature is less than fractional temperature, and for larger value, when , then the graph shows opposite behaviour. Figure 11 shows the comparison of present solution with published result of Sheikh et al. . It is noted that in the absence of porosity and radiation, the present result is similar to those obtained in [19. See Figure 9], which shows the validity of our obtained results.
Variations in skin friction, Nusselt number and Sherwood number are shown in Tables 2
5. Conclusion remarks
Unsteady MHD flow of generalized second-grade fluid along with nanoparticles has been analyzed. The exact solution has been obtained for velocity, temperature and concentration profile via the Laplace transform technique. The effects of various physical parameters are studied in various plots and tables with the following conclusions:
With increase in volume friction of nanofluid, lubricancy of the fluid increases.
An increase in second-grade parameter β leads to a decrease in fluid velocity.
The velocity profile shows different behaviour for fractional parameter for different values of time.
In limited cases, the obtained solutions reduced to the solution of Sheikh et al. .
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