The paper describes an experimental procedure performed to obtain the convective heat transfer coefficient of Al2O3 nanofluid working as cooling fluid under turbulent regimen through arrays of aluminum microchannel heat sink having a diameter of 1.2 mm. Experimental Nusselt number correlation as a function of the volume fractions, Reynolds, Peclet and Prandtl numbers for a constant heat flux boundary condition is presented. The correlation for Nusselt number has a good agreement with experimental data and can be used to predict heat transfer coefficient for this specific nanofluid, water/Al2O3. Furthermore, the pressure drop is also analyzed considering the different nanoparticles concentration.

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