Table 1

Summary of CHF results (uncertainty ± 10%)

Test fluid

Expt. no.

Critical heat flux value (kW/m2)

Average critical heat flux value for test fluid (kW/m2)


DI water

1

900

976

2

1,080

3

900

4

1,000

5

1,000


Nanofluid-Silica (0.1 vol.%) in water

1

1,800

1,767

2

1,900

3

1,600


Nanofluid-Diamond (0.01 vol.%) in water

1

2,000

1,950

2

1,900


Values for all experimental runs shown here including those where a boiling curve was not generated for Figure 2

Gerardi et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:232   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-232

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