Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 123185, 9 pages
Research Article

Analytic Solution for MHD Falkner-Skan Flow over a Porous Surface

1Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Mathematics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Pakistan

Received 17 October 2011; Accepted 29 December 2011

Academic Editor: Kuppalapalle Vajravelu

Copyright © 2012 Fatheah A. Hendi and Majid Hussain. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper discusses the MHD Falkner-Skan flow over a porous surface. The solution to nonlinear problem is first constructed and analyzed for the emerging parameters