An experimental setup is designed to simulate the heat dissipated by electronic devices and to test the effects of nanostructured plates in enhancing the heat removal performance of jet impingement systems in such cooling applications under boiling conditions. Prior experiments conducted in single phase have shown that such different surface morphologies are effective in enhancing the heat transfer performance of jet impingement cooling applications. In this paper, results of the most recent experiments conducted using multiphase jet impingement cooling system will be presented. Distilled water is propelled into four microtubes of diameter 500 μm that provide the impinging jets to the surface. Simulation of the heat generated by miniature electronic devices is simulated through four aluminum cartridge heaters of 6.25 mm in diameter and 31.75 mm in length placed inside an aluminum base. Nanostructured plates of size 35mm×30mm and different surface morphologies are placed on the surface of the base and two thermocouples are placed to the surface of the heating base and the base is submerged into deionized water. Water jets generated using microtubes as nozzles are targeted to the surface of the nanostructured plate from a nozzle to surface distance of 1.5 mm and heat removal characteristics of the system is studied for a range of flow rates and heat flux, varying between 107.5–181.5 ml/min and 1–400000 W/m2, respectively. The results obtained using nanostructured plates are compared to the ones obtained using a plain surface copper plate as control sample and reported in this paper.

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