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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer

Investigation on Convective Heat Transfer and Flow Features of Nanofluids

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Yimin Xuan, Qiang Li

School of Power Engineering, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Nanjing 210094, China

J. Heat Transfer 125(1), 151-155 (Jan 29, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1532008 History: Received October 12, 2001; Revised September 25, 2002; Online January 29, 2003
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The experimental system of the convective heat transfer feature for the nanofluid
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Comparison between the measured Nusselt numbers of water and the calculated values with Eq. (3)
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Variation of heat transfer coefficient with velocity in the turbulent flow
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The Nusselt numbers of nanofluids with the Reynolds numbers and the predicated values from the Dittus-Boelter correlation
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Comparison between the measured data and the calculated values from correlation (11) for turbulent flow
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The friction factors of nanofluids for the turbulent flow

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