Table 10

Properties of Al2O3 + H2O nanofluid for different particle diameters
Properties Particle diameters dp (nm)
10 25 40 55 70 115 130
μnf(10−3) 0.9198 0.8553 0.831 0.8171 0.8077 0.7908 0.7871
knf 0.8768 0.8007 0.7712 0.7542 0.7427 0.7222 0.7177
keff 1.2167 1.1112 1.0703 1.0467 1.0307 1.0023 0.9961
αeff (10−6) 0.261 0.2384 0.2296 0.2245 0.2211 0.215 0.2137
Preff 3.1656 3.2229 3.2511 3.2687 3.2812 3.304 3.309
RaKeff 101.6243 119.6707 127.8621 132.9777 136.6173 143.4837 145.0528

T = 324, Φ = 0.04, and ε = 0.72.

Uddin and Harmand

Uddin and Harmand Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:64   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-64

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