Applied Thermal Engineering 102 (2016) 311–317 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Thermal Engineering journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apthermeng Research Paper The effect of using nano-silver dispersed water based nanoﬂuid as a passive method for energy efﬁciency enhancement in a plate heat exchanger a b,⇑ Ali Behrangzade , Mohammad Mahdi Heyhat Mechanical Engineering Department, University College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran highl i ghts graphical a bstrac t The effect of using nano-silver on a commercial plate heat exchanger was studied. An experimental rig was designed to investigate the thermo- hydrodynamic features of nanoﬂuid. The overall heat transfer coefﬁcient becomes larger 16.79% for 100 ppm nanoﬂuid. No signiﬁcant growth in pressure drop values was observed. The process temperatures have important role in nanoﬂuid inﬂuence. article i nfo abstract Article history: The purpose of this study is to verify the potential using of nano-silver dispersed water based nanoﬂuid Received 21 August 2015 on efﬁciency improvement of a commercial corrugated plate heat exchanger. In this regards, an experi- Accepted 8 March 2016 mental rig was provided to recognize the heat transfer rate and pressure drop of Ag–water nanoﬂuid as Available online 21
Applied Thermal Engineering – Elsevier
Published: Jun 5, 2016
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