Investigation of Thermal Conductivity of water with Al2O3 Nanoparticles

  • Sureshkumar V P Asst Professor, Dept of Mech Engg, P.A College of Engg and Tech, Pollachi, TamilNadu, India
  • STERBIN JESO Y.G U. G Scholar, Dept of Mech Engg, P.A College of Engg and Tech, Pollachi, TamilNadu, India.
  • C Subakaran U. G Scholar, Dept of Mech Engg, P.A College of Engg and Tech, Pollachi, TamilNadu, India.
  • S Sowndarajan U. G Scholar, Dept of Mech Engg, P.A College of Engg and Tech, Pollachi, TamilNadu, India
Keywords: Heat transfer, Thermal conductivity, Al2O3, Metal oxide

Abstract

In Thermal systems, Heat transfer fluids play a significant role. But conventional temperature transfer fluids have poor temperature transfer features. Many researches are created in order to improve the thermal properties of regular fluids. The improvement of thermal conductivity of regular fluids by micro-sized solid particles will not result in a valuable change. Therefore, Nanoparticles are put into it to create sizeable heat transfer liquids. Metal oxide nanoparticles i.e. Al2O3 is confusing with water and thermal conductivity of the blend is certainly investigated at different temperature ranges. It is discovered that the thermal conductivity boosts by 5%. The evaluation summarizes that the effective thermal conductivity of the Nano fluids boosts beyond 55°C.

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Published
2018-03-30
How to Cite
V P, S., Y.G, S. J., Subakaran, C., & Sowndarajan, S. (2018). Investigation of Thermal Conductivity of water with Al2O3 Nanoparticles. International Research Journal of Automotive Technology, 1(2), 22-28. Retrieved from https://mapletreejournals.com/index.php/IRJAT/article/view/11