In this paper, the MHD boundary layer flow of a nanofluid along a permeable vertical flat plate with convective boundary condition is studied numerically. We assumed that the relationship between the density and temperature as nonlinear. Buongiorno’s nanofluid model, which includes the effects of Brownian motion and thermophoresis, is used in the present study. The system governing of equations are solved using a novel Local Linearization Method (LLM). Validations of the numerical results are verified with the existing literature in some special cases. The influence of various parameters on the flow and physical quantities are presented and discussed.
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Nonlinear Thermal Convection, Nanofluid, Suction/Injection Effects, Convective Boundary Condition.