Table 2

Summary of the effect of nanofluids on the BHT coefficient and on the CHF.

Author names and [reference]

Year

BHT effect and (nanoparticle type)

CHF effect


Witharana [26]

2003

Enhancement between 11 and 21% (Au, SiO2 on Cu surface)

Enhancement

Wen and Ding [29]

2005

Enhancement up to 40% (Al2O3)

Enhancement up to 50% (TiO2)

Enhancement

Ding et al. [39]

2007

Enhancement (Al2O3, TiO2 on S/S plate)

-

Park and Jung [38]

2007

Enhancement up to 29% (carbon nanotubes on S/S tube)

-

Peng et al. [20]

2009

Enhancement up to 30% (CuO/R-113)

-

Boudouh et al. [22]

2010

Enhancement (Cu)

-

Kim et al. [23]

2010

Small enhancement (Al2O3, Zinc oxide and diamond)

Enhancement, up to 53%

Soltani et al. [46]

2010

Enhancement up to 25% (Al2O3/water and CMC on S/S heater)

-

Liu et al. [47]

2010

Enhancement (carbon nanotubes on Cu plate)

Enhancement

Suiyawong and Wongwises [48]

2010

Enhancement up to 15% (TiO2 on Cu surface)

-

Das et al. [13,27]

2003a, b

Deterioration between 10 and 40% (Al2O3 on S/S tubes)

-

Bang and Chang [30]

2005

Deterioration by approximately 20% (Al2O3 on S/S plate)

Enhancement, up to 50%

Kim et al. [36]

2007

Deterioration (Al2O3, ZrO2, SiO2 on S/S wire)

Enhancement, up to 80%

Liu and Liao [42]

2008

Deterioration (CuO, SiO2 in water and alcohol on Cu plate)

Enhancement

Trisaksri and Wongwises [43]

2009

Deterioration (TiO2/R-141b on Cu surface)

-

Suiyawong and Wongwises [48]

2010

Deterioration (TiO2 on Al surface)

-

Henderson et al. [25]

2010

Deterioration by 55% (SiO2/R-134a)

-

You et al. [4]

2003

Unchanged (Al2O3 on Cu surface)

Enhancement, up to 200%

Vassallo et al. [28]

2004

Unchanged (SiO2 on NiCr wire)

Enhancement, up to 60%

Chopkar et al. [35]

2007

Unchanged (ZrO2 on Cu surface)

-

Kwark et al. [15]

2010

Unchanged (Al2O3, CuO and diamond on Cu plate)

Enhancement


All nanoparticles have water as the base fluid, unless otherwise stated.

Barber et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:280   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-280

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