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Heat Transfer Augmentation in Twisted Rectangular Channel

Anubhav Kant Sharma, Harishchandra Thakur


The best way to profoundly and scientifically concentrate the heat exchange upgrade of nanofluids under turbulent course through Twisted Rectangular channels under consistent heat flux conditions on every one of the walls is to look at the marvel numerically. The nanofluids are fundamentally the strong nanoparticle of CuO suspended in water arranged chemically. CFD investigation is led utilizing FLUENT programming by the limited volume technique. The limit conditions connected are under a heat flux of 5000 W/m2, Reynolds quantities of 104–106 and a consistent volume convergence of 1 to 4%. The outcomes shear stress that the heat transfer rates and in addition the wall shear stretch increment with an increase of the nanofluids volume concentration. It appears that the Copper oxide nanofluid fundamentally upgrades the heat exchange marvel. In the present examination, CFD device Ansys has been utilized to concentrate the heat investigation of various channels cross area. Square, Rectangular, Elliptical and roundabout channels have been considered by and by for investigation of the theory. The conclusion is that the rectangular channel is best among all as it gives the most extreme heat transfer coefficient. Subsequently, for further review rectangular channel has been utilized. The issue of fluid stream and heat transfer was considered and inspected for the stream inside a wound pipe of rectangular cross-area. Three-dimensional numerical arrangements were gotten for steady fully developed turbulent stream and for uniform wall heat flux limit conditions utilizing financially accessible software. Reynolds number range considered was 10000-100000 and wind edge utilized were 500, 800, and 1100 degrees. The Prandtl number scopes of liquids considered are 0.7–20. The result of Reynolds number and friction factor was analyzed to be an element of Reynolds number 100000 and the greatest angle observed twisted channel is 1100o. Prandtl number of 20 and greatest Nusselt number is watched for similar qualities. Relationships for friction factor and Nusselt number are created including the whirl parameter. Nearby dissemination of friction factor proportion and Nusselt number over a cross-area is delineated. On the premise of steady pumping power criteria, the improvement element is characterized to contrast turned conduits and straight pipes. The determination of the turned rectangular conduit is displayed regarding the upgrade figure. It is found that the wound channel performs well in the turbulent district for the scope of parameters examined. Warm exchange upgrade for Reynolds number of 100000 and Prandtl number of 0.7 for contorting point of 500, 800, and 1100 is 7%, 10%, and 13.1% separately. The outcomes are shockingly huge as they will add to the improvement of vitality effective and reduced size heat exchangers.

Keywords: Twist Ratio, CFD, FLUENT


Heat Transfer Augmentation in Twisted Rectangular Channel

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