Critical points and stability analysis in MHD radiative non-Newtonian nanoliquid transport phenomena with artificial neural network prediction

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In the present framework, flow and thermal transport behavior of non-Newtonian viscoelastic fluid induced by stretching/shrinking of the horizontal sheet under the influence of Lorentz force, volumetric heat source/sink, and radiation (assuming optically thick medium) has been investigated. Multiple solutions (Branches) have been predicted numerically using Lie symmetry transformation and Runge Kutta Dormand Prince (RKDP) algorithm-based Shooting method for the different controlling parameters, stretching/shrinking (Formula presented.), and suction (Formula presented.) with substantial impact with UCM parameter, (Formula presented.). Some of the results have also been compared with MATLAB built-in solvers to validate our in-house code. The deviations in critical (turning) points (Formula presented.) have been noticed for different values of (Formula presented.) and (Formula presented.). The temporal stability analysis is performed for these parameters (Formula presented.), and the upper (lower) branch is only physically feasible (infeasible). The combined effect on Nusselt number and skin-friction coefficient is also depicted in the form of contour plots. The outcomes from artificial neural network (ANN) using Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm give a preferred estimate for current numerical simulation. In ANN prediction, the optimal number of neurons in the hidden layer is used, having minimum value of RMSE and RMRE with maximum (Formula presented.) for different cases of non Newtonian stretching/shrinking sheet. Finally, the results conclude that the applied ANN model can accurately predict the output results.

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Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences

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