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dc.contributor.authorSharma, AKR-
dc.contributor.author4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014)-
dc.identifier.citation4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference, University College London, UK, 7-10 September 2014, Editors CS König, TG Karayiannis and S. Balabanien_US
dc.descriptionThis paper was presented at the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014), which was held at University College, London, UK. The conference was organised by Brunel University and supported by the Italian Union of Thermofluiddynamics, IPEM, the Process Intensification Network, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Heat Transfer Society, HEXAG - the Heat Exchange Action Group, and the Energy Institute, ASME Press, LCN London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL University College London, UCL Engineering, the International NanoScience Community,
dc.description.abstractA framework for comparing the performance of non-circular, counter flow, microchannel heat exchanger operated on CuO-water nanofluid is presented. Characterization of heat transfer and fluid flow through various non-circular microchannel geometries and properties of CuO-water nanofluid are derived from literature. Results of pumping power through trapezoidal counter flow MCHE are found to be highly sensitive; results of square and trapezoidal channel with aspect ratio of 0.5 are found to be well on thermal effectiveness point of view. On overall performance scale, the Isosceles-triangular shape is found to best, while trapezoidal shape performs worst.en_US
dc.publisherBrunel University Londonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesID 196-
dc.subjectNon-circular channelen_US
dc.subjectMicro flowen_US
dc.subjectCuO-water nanofluiden_US
dc.subjectMicrochannel heat exchangeren_US
dc.subjectPerformance indexen_US
dc.titleAnalysis of Counter-Flow Heat Exchanger using Non-Circular Microchannels Operated on Water-CuO nanofluiden_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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