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Flow Simulation of Nano-particles in a Planar Spiral Coil

Hamidreza Ghasemi Bahraseman, Morteza Mohssenzadeh, Bryan Doney, Ricardo Gonzalez, Peter Konopasky, Kevin Wong, Alexandria Santrach, Marlon Quintanilla, JPaul Koutoulas, Joel Maguire

Abstract


The use of nanoparticles can improve the cooling ability of a spiral coil. By adding certain nanoparticles (NPs) to a base fluid a nanofluid (NF) is created and can cause the coil to implement greater efficiencies at heating or cooling. Nanoparticles are added to water, which acts as the base fluid; then they stay in suspension in the base fluid instead of mixing in and producing a Nanofluid [1]. Depending on the nanofluid, the heat transfer ability can greatly increase. Through the use of the software program; ANSYS, the ability of analysis of different nanoparticles were tested to see how well they dissipate heat through a spiral coil.
Keywords: nanoparticles, ANSYS, a nanofluid, heat transfer

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