Discussion: “Mixed Convection Falkner-Skan Flow of a Maxwell Fluid (Hayat, T., Farooq, M., Iqbal, Z., and Alsaedi, A., ASME J. Heat Transfer, 2012, 134(11), p. 114504)”

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Asterios Pantokratoras

School of Engineering,
Democritus University of Thrace,
Xanthi 67100, Greece
e-mail: apantokr@civil.duth.gr

Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received August 19, 2017; final manuscript received November 1, 2017; published online February 6, 2018. Assoc. Editor: George S. Dulikravich.

J. Heat Transfer 140(5), 055501 (Feb 06, 2018) (2 pages) Paper No: HT-17-1480; doi: 10.1115/1.4038832 History: Received August 19, 2017; Revised November 01, 2017


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