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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2021, Volume: 14, Issue: 13, Pages: 1056-1070

Original Article

A Two-phase mixture model of Atmospheric Aerosols in the channel with an applied electric and magnetic field

Received Date:03 October 2020, Accepted Date:19 March 2021, Published Date:20 April 2021


Objectives: A mathematical model is constructed to investigate the concentration of aerosol mixture in the atmosphere. Aerosol is the significant constituent of the atmosphere, as it is playing a key role in environmental effects including air quality degradation, smoke-fog related accidents, acid rain formation, and visibility issues. The objective of this paper is to formulate the effects of aerosol mixture, and it is monitored through its concentration in the presence and absence of chemical reaction. The effects of concentration of aerosol mixture has to be reduced so as to enhance visibility. Methodology: A two-dimensional schematic geometry is considered which comprises the channel extended to infinity in the x-axis bounded by porous layers, also electric and magnetic field are applied transversely. A general exact solution of the dimensionless governing partial differential equations are obtained using perturbation technique with appropriate boundary conditions. Findings: Detailed results of velocity and concentration of the aerosol mixture were presented graphically. The graphical representation validated the accuracy of attained results with an encouraging level of agreement. As a measure to enhance the effects of air visibility, significant conclusions are specified using the obtained results.

Keywords: atmospheric fluid; coagulation; concentration; porous layers; mixture theory


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© 2021 Meenapriya et al.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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