Ingham D. B., Pop I., (2002), Transport Phenomena in Porous Media Pergamon Press: Oxford
 Nield D. A., Kuznetsov A. V., (2008), Natural convection about a vertical plate embedded in a bidisperse porous medium. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 51: 1658–1664.
 Mahdy A., Hady F. M., (2009), Effect of thermophoretic particle deposition in non-Newtonian free convection flow over a vertical plate with magnetic field effect. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 161: 37–41.
 Ibrahim F. S., Hady F. M., Abdel-Gaied S. M., Eid M. R., (2010), Influence of chemical reaction on heat and mass transfer of non-Newtonian fluid with yield stress by free convection from vertical surface in porous medium considering Soret effect. Appl. Math. Mech. -Engl. Ed. 31: 675–684.
 Yih K. A., (1999), Coupled heat and mass transfer by free convection over a truncated cone in porous media. VWT/VWC or VHF/VMF. Acta Mech. 137: 83–97.
 Murthy PVSN., Singh P., (2000), Thermal dispersion effects on non-Darcy convection over a cone. Comp. Math. Applic. 40: 1433–1444.
 Roy S., Anilkumar D., (2004), Unsteady mixed convection from a rotating cone in a rotating fluid due to the combined effects of thermal and mass diffusion. Int J. Heat Mass Transf. 47: 1673–1684.
 Takhar H. S., Chamkha A. J., Nath G., (2004), Effect of thermophysical quantities on the natural convection flow of gases over a vertical cone. Int. J. Eng. Sci. 42: 243–256.
 Singh P. J., Roy S., (2007), Unsteady mixed convection flow over a vertical cone due to impulsive motion. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 50: 949–959.
 Kumari M., Nath G., (2009), Natural convection from a vertical cone in a porous medium due to the combined effects of heat and mass diffusion with non-uniform wall temperature/concentration or heat/mass flux and suction/injection. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 52: 3064–3069.
 Cheng C. Y., (2010), Nonsimilar boundary layer analysis of double-diffusive convection from a vertical truncated cone in a porous medium with variable viscosity. Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transf. 37: 1031–1035.
 Choi S. U. S., (1995), Enhancing thermal conductivity of fluid with nanoparticles. Developments and applications of non-Newtonian flow. ASME FED 231/MD. 66: 99–105.
 Khanafer K., Vafai K., Lightstone M., (2003), Buoyancy-driven heat transfer enhancement in a two-dimensional enclosure utilizing nanofluids. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 46: 3639–3653.
 Buongiorno J., (2006), Convective transport in nanofluids. ASME J. Heat Transfer. 128: 240–250.
 Daungthongsuk W., Wongwises S., (2007), A critical review of convective heat transfer nanofluids. Ren. Sustainable Energy Rev. 11: 797–817.
 Oztop H. F., Abu-Nada E., (2008), Numerical study of natural convection in partially heated rectangular enclosures filled with nanofluids. Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow. 29: 1326–1336.
 Nield D. A., Kuznetsov A. V., (2009), The Cheng–Minkowycz problem for natural convective boundary-layer flow in a porous medium saturated by nanofluids. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 52: 5792–5795.
 Nield D. A., Kuznetsov A. V., (2011), The Cheng–Minkowycz problem for the doublediffusive natural convective boundary-layer flow in a porous medium saturated by nanofluids. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 54: 374–378.
 Ahmad S., Pop I., (2010), Mixed convection boundary layer flow from a vertical flat plate embedded in a porous medium filled with nanofluids. Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transf. 37: 987–991.
 Khan W. A., Pop I., (2010), Boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid past a stretching sheet. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 53: 2477–2483.
 Kuznetsov A. V., Nield D. A., (2010), Natural convective boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid past a vertical plate. Int. J. Thermal Sci. 49: 243–247.
 Kuznetsov A. V., Nield D. A., (2010), Effect of local thermal non-equilibrium on the onset of convection in a porous medium layer saturated by a nanofluid. Transp. Porous Media. 83: 425–436.
 Bachok N., Ishak A., Pop I., (2010), Boundary-layer flow of nanofluids over a moving surface in a flowing fluid. Int. J. Thermal Sci. 49: 1663–1668.
 Dehghan M., Shakeri F., (2007) Solution of a partial differential equation subject to temperature over specification by He's homotopy perturbation method. Physica Scripta. 75: 778–787.
 Ziabakhsh Z., Domairry G., Esmaeilpour M., (2009), Solution of the laminar viscous flow in a semi-porous channel in the presence of a uniform magnetic field by using the Homotopy analysis method. Comm. Nonlin. Sci. Num. Simul. 14: 1284-1294.
 Ziabakhsh Z., Domairry G., (2009), Analytic solution of natural convection flow of a non-Newtonian fluid between two vertical flat plates using Homotopy analysis method. Nonlinear Sci. 14: 1868-80.
 Abbasbandy S., (2006), The application of homotopy analysis method to nonlinear equations arising in heat transfer. Phys. Lett. A. 360: 109–113.
 Abbasbandy S., (2007), The application of homotopy analysis method to solve a generalized Hirota–Satsuma coupled KdV equation. Phys. Lett. A. 361: 478–483.
 Liao S. J., (2006), Series solutions of unsteady boundary-layer flows over a stretching flat plate. Stud. Appl. Math. 117: 239–264.