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中南大学学报(英文版)

Journal of Central South University

Vol. 24    No. 8    August 2017

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Optimal selection of annulus radius ratio to enhance heat transfer with minimum entropy generation in developing laminar forced convection of water-Al2O3 nanofluid flow
Siavashi Majid, Jamali Mohammad

Applied Multi-Phase Fluid Dynamics Lab., School of Mechanical Engineering,
Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Abstract:Heat transfer and entropy generation of developing laminar forced convection flow of water-Al2O3 nanofluid in a concentric annulus with constant heat flux on the walls is investigated numerically. In order to determine entropy generation of fully developed flow, two approaches are employed and it is shown that only one of these methods can provide appropriate results for flow inside annuli. The effects of concentration of nanoparticles, Reynolds number and thermal boundaries on heat transfer enhancement and entropy generation of developing laminar flow inside annuli with different radius ratios and same cross sectional areas are studied. The results show that radius ratio is a very important decision parameter of an annular heat exchanger such that in each Re, there is an optimum radius ratio to maximize Nu and minimize entropy generation. Moreover, the effect of nanoparticles concentration on heat transfer enhancement and minimizing entropy generation is stronger at higher Reynolds.

 

Key words: nanofluid; heat transfer enhancement; forced convection; entropy generation; annulus; radius ratio

中南大学学报(自然科学版)
  ISSN 1672-7207
CN 43-1426/N
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中南大学学报(英文版)
  ISSN 2095-2899
CN 43-1516/TB
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