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# Hydromagnetic free convection heat transfer of a viscous incompressible electrically conducting heat generating fluid‐flow past a vertical porous plate in the presence of free‐stream oscillations. I

Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers 03/1981; 4:61-70. DOI: 10.1080/02533839.1981.9676670

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