Heat Transfer and Numerical Analysis in Microchannel Heat Exchanger Using Nanofluids : A Review

Authors(2) :-Divyesh Ubale, P.V Ubale

Nanofluids are gaining lot of importance in thermal applications due to its excellent heat transfer characteristics. Micro-scale heat transfer devices are used on large scale in electronics industry which leads to the development of compact size heat exchanger with high heat transfer coefficient. Recent development in the field of nanotechnology involves the use of suspended nanoparticles in base fluids which leads to the improvement in the heat transfer coefficient of base fluids. This paper summarizes the articles published on enhancement of convective heat transfer in microchannel heat exchanger using nanofluids and effect of various thermophysical properties on heat transfer performance. Theoretical and experimental results for different geometries and effects on Nusselt number are reported in this paper. The results show outstanding increase in the importance of nanofluid application in microchannels. The effects of use of different nanofluids and their performance as compared to base fluids are shown.

Authors and Affiliations

Divyesh Ubale
M.Tech, Thermal Engineering, Maharashtra, India
P.V Ubale
Associate Professor, GS College, Khamgaon, Maharashtra, India

Nanofluids, Microchannel Heat Sink (MCHS), Microchannels, Thermal conductivity, Heat transfer

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 9 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-07-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 198-203
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184940
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Divyesh Ubale, P.V Ubale, " Heat Transfer and Numerical Analysis in Microchannel Heat Exchanger Using Nanofluids : A Review, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 9, pp.198-203, July-August-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184940

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