Search for dissertations about: "nanofluid"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word nanofluid.

  1. 1. Investigation of Thermal Performance of Cylindrical Heatpipes Operated with Nanofluids

    Author : Morteza Ghanbarpourgeravi; Rahmatollah Khodabandeh; Björn Palm; Oronzio Manca; KTH; []
    Keywords : Nanofluid; heat pipe; thermal resistance; heat transfer coefficient; evaporator; condenser; wick; porous layer; heat flux; inclination angle; thermal conductivity; viscosity; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : Nanofluids as an innovative class of heat transfer fluids created by dispersing nanometre-sizedmetallic or non-metallic particles in conventional heat transfer fluids displayed the potential toimprove the thermophysical properties of the heat transfer fluids. The main purpose of this study is toinvestigate the influence of the use of nanofluids on two-phase heat transfer, particularly on thethermal performance of the heat pipes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Single Phase Convective Heat Transfer with Nanofluids : An Experimental Approach

    Author : Ehsan Bitaraf Hgahighi; Björn E. Palm; Elena V. Timofeeva; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; nanofluid; convective heat transfer; thermal conductivity; viscosity; heat transfer coefficient; performance; pumping power; Reynolds number; shelf stability;

    Abstract : Nanofluids (NFs) are engineered colloids of nanoparticles (NPs) dispersed homogenously within base fluids (BFs). Due to the presence of NPs, the thermophysical and transport properties of BFs are subject to change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engineering Nanofluids for Heat Transfer Applications

    Author : Nader Nikkam; Toprak Muhammet; Mamoun Muhammed; Yulong Ding; KTH; []
    Keywords : nanofluid; thermal conductivity; viscosity; heat transfer; heat transfer coefficient; HTC; SiC nanoparticles; Cu nanoparticles; mesoporous silica; CNT; microwave synthesis; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Nanofluids (NFs) are nanotechnology-based colloidal dispersion prepared by dispersing nanoparticles (NPs) in conventional liquids, as the base liquid. These advanced fluids have displayed potential to enhance the performance of conventional heat transfer fluids. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mathematical Analysis of Forced Convective Flow Due to Stretching Sheet and Instabilities of Natural Convective Flow

    Author : Prashant G Metri; Sergei Silvestrov; Rebei Bel-Fdhila; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Boundary layer theory; Heat and Mass transfer; Partial differential equations; Stretching sheet; Mathematics Applied Mathematics; matematik tillämpad matematik;

    Abstract : The investigations presented in the thesis are theoretical studies of magnetohydrodynamic flows, heat and mass transfer in Newtonian/non-Newtonian cooling liquids, due to horizontal/vertical stretching sheet. The theoretical studies include the effect of magnetic field, uniform and non-uniform heat source/sink (flow and temperature dependent heat source/sink) effects. READ MORE