An experimental system was built to investigate convective heat transfer and flow features of the nanofluid in a tube. Both the convective heat transfer coefficient and friction factor of the sample nanofluids for the turbulent flow are measured, respectively. The effects of such factors as the volume fraction of suspended nanoparticles and the Reynolds number on the heat transfer and flow features are discussed in detail. A new type of convective heat transfer correlation is proposed to correlate experimental data of heat transfer for nanofluids.
Investigation on Convective Heat Transfer and Flow Features of Nanofluids
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division October 12, 2001; revision received September 25, 2002. Associate Editor: K. S. Ball.
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Xuan, Y., and Li, Q. (January 29, 2003). "Investigation on Convective Heat Transfer and Flow Features of Nanofluids ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. February 2003; 125(1): 151–155. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1532008
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