Recently, there has been increasing interest in boiling nanofluids and their applications. Among the many articles that have been published, the critical heat flux (CHF) of nanofluids has drawn special attention because of its dramatic enhancement. This article includes recent studies on CHF increasing during the past decade by various researchers for both pool boiling and convective flow boiling applications using nanofluids as the working fluid. It presents a review of nanofluid critical heat flux research with the aim of identifying the reasons for its enhancement and the limitations of nanofluid applications based on various published reports. In addition, further research required to make use of the CHF enhancement caused by nanofluids for practical applications is discussed. Finally, the surface modification method with micro/nanostructures to increase the CHF is introduced and recommended as a useful way.
A Review on Critical Heat Flux Enhancement With Nanofluids and Surface Modification
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Seon Ahn, H., and Hwan Kim, M. (December 19, 2011). "A Review on Critical Heat Flux Enhancement With Nanofluids and Surface Modification." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. February 2012; 134(2): 024001. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4005065
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