Advanced Heat Transfer Enhancement by using Nanofluids: A Review

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Volume-45 Number-8
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : M. A. Boda, M. Ramachandran, S. S. Deshetti, M. A. Gavade
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V45P279


M. A. Boda, M. Ramachandran, S. S. Deshetti, M. A. Gavade "Advanced Heat Transfer Enhancement by using Nanofluids: A Review", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V45(8),419-423 March 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

The purpose of this review article is to summarize the important published articles on the enhancement of the convection heat transfer with Nanofluids. Over the last 2-3 decades, there has been intensive research into the behavior of substances that contain extremely small particles. Nanotechnology is the science and engineering of working at the Nanoscale, where the individual particles are 1-100 nanometers in size. It’s hard to imagine the size of nanoparticles, but there are about 2, 54, 00,000 nanometers in an inch. Nanofluids which are less than even a micron (nearly 10-9 times smaller) in diameter, highly reactive and efficient material which can be used to increase factor like rate of heat transfer, thermal conductivity of any metal or material, they are that much reactive and strong. The thermal conductivity increases with decreasing the grain size of the material. As the thermal conductivity increases the heat transfer rate increases.


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nanotechnology, Nanofluids, thermal conductivity, heat transfer enhancement, convectional heat transfer.