The Influence of Different Types of Nanofluid on Thermal and Fluid Flow Performance of Liquid Cold Plate

  • Authors

    • Nur Irmawati Om
    • Rozli Zulkifli
    • P. Gunnasegaran
  • heat transfer, liquid cold plate, nanofluids
  • The influence of utilizing different nanofluids types on the liquid cold plate (LCP) is numerically investigated. The thermal and fluid flow performance of LCP is examined by using pure ethylene glycol (EG), Al2O3-EG and CuO-EG. The volume fraction of the nanoparticle for both nanofluid is 2%. The finite volume method (FVM) has been used to solved 3-D steady state, laminar flow and heat transfer governing equations. The presented results indicate that Al2O3-EG able to provide the lowest surface temperature of the heater block followed by CuO-EG and EG, respectively. It is also found that the pressure drop and friction factor are higher for Al2O3-EG and CuO-EG compared to the pure EG.

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    Irmawati Om, N., Zulkifli, R., & Gunnasegaran, P. (2018). The Influence of Different Types of Nanofluid on Thermal and Fluid Flow Performance of Liquid Cold Plate. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(4.35), 148-152.