Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study

Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Volume 12 No. 1, August 2015, Pages 1-10

A. N. Afifah1,*, S. Syahrullail1, N. A. Che Sidik1
1Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
*Corresponding author: noorafifahahmad90@gmail.com

KEYWORDS

Nanoparticle, Nanofluid, Natural convection, Thermography

ABSTRACT

Temperature distribution of nanofluids has been investigated experimentally using thermography method and it is shown that suspended small amount of Al2O3 nanoparticles into distilled water were capable of lowering surface temperature of cylindrical enclosure. Also, for low concentration of nanoparticle, homogenising is the most preferable equipment used to produce homogenous and stable nanofluid. However, deterioration result was observed at high volume concentration.

CITE THIS ARTICLE

MLA
Afifah, A. N., et al. “Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 12.1 (2015): 1-10.

APA
Afifah, A. N., Syahrullail, S., & Che Sidik, N. A. (2015). Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 12(1), 1-10.

Chicago
Afifah, A. N., S. Syahrullail, and N. A. Che Sidik. “Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 12, no. 1 (2015): 1-10.

Harvard
Afifah, A.N., Syahrullail, S. and Che Sidik, N.A., 2015. Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 12(1), pp.1-10.

Vancouver
Afifah, AN, Syahrullail, S, Che Sidik, NA. Natural Convection of Alumina-Distilled Water Nanofluid in Cylindrical Enclosure: An Experimental Study. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. 2015;12(1):1-10.

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