The flow and heat transfer of an
incompressible viscous electrically conducting fluid over a continuously moving
vertical infinite plate with uniform suction and heat flux in porous medium,
taking account of the effects of the variable viscosity, has been considered.
The solutions are obtained for velocity, temperature, concentration and skin
friction. It is found that the velocity increases as the viscosity of air or
porous parameter increases whereas velocity decreases when Schmidt number
increases. The skin friction coefficient is computed and discussed for various
values of the parameters.
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