Enhancement of the heat transfer in radiator with louvered fin by using graphene-based hybrid nanofluids

M., Sandhya and D., Ramasamy and K., Sudhakar and K., Kadirgama and W. S. W., Harun (2021) Enhancement of the heat transfer in radiator with louvered fin by using graphene-based hybrid nanofluids. In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 1st International Colloquium on Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICCEM 2020), 25 - 26 June 2020 , Selangor, Malaysia. pp. 1-14., 1062 (012014). ISSN 1757-8981 (Print), 1757-899X (Online)

Enhancement of the heat transfer in radiator with louvered fin.pdf
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution.

Download (1MB) | Preview


Newly developed hybrid nanofluids can enhance heat transfer performance of various automotive appliances. Improved thermophysical properties of this hybrid nanoparticles when used as coolants will enhance the effectiveness of the car radiators with improved engine cooling system. The present study involves the simulation-based analysis of thermal enhancement of Graphene based Hybrid Nanofluids in a Car radiator. System analysis is performed considering single tube component in the radiator for pattern development. CFD analysis is conducted using ANSYS FLUENT module. Graphene/Crystal Nanocellulose hybrid (Graphene + CNC) nanoparticles are suspended in water & ethylene glycol base fluids (40:60) at 0.01%,0.05%,0.1% &0.2 % volume concentration considering at 3-7 LPM inlet mass flow rate. The effect of various volume concentration, inlet temperature and flow rate on Pressure, Enthalpy, Entropy, Heat transfer coefficient, and Heat transfer rate has been examined by simulation. The results indicate that when using a Louvered fin in a radiator, Maximum enhancement of 60% in heat transfer rate, 53% increase of heat transfer coefficient, 65% increase in pressure are achieved for Graphene with CNC hybrid nanofluids when compared with Graphene based nanofluids. Using this type of hybrid coolants along with louvered fin in radiator can significantly improve the heat transfer performance of radiators.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: CFD analysis; Crystal nano cellulose (CNC); Graphene; Heat transfer; Hybrid nanofluids; Radiator tube
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Faculty/Division: Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Centre of Excellence: Automotive Engineering Centre
Centre of Excellence: Automotive Engineering Centre

Faculty of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2022 08:08
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2022 03:29
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/31996
Download Statistic: View Download Statistics

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item