E3S Web Conf.
Volume 108, 2019Energy and Fuels 2018
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Published online||05 July 2019|
Selected aspects of the nanofluids utilization as the heat transfer carriers
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Energy and Fuels Department of Fundamental Research in Energy Engineering, al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
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Since many years the nanofluids rise an interest of the researchers in various areas from cosmetology through medicine to technics. In each area potential of the nanofluids depends on various properties, which may be utilized. Considering the technical applications, very important one is related to the energy systems. Present paper discusses the heat transfer enhancement as the main aspect of nanofluid potential in this area. It presents also new research direction regarding the magnetic field influence on a convection of the nanofluids. The experimental analysis gives promising results especially in the context of space applications.
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