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Numerical Study on Low Reynolds Mixing ofTShaped MicroMixers with Obstacles
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Micromixers are one of the most crucial components of LabOnaChip devices with the intention of mixing and dispersion of reagents like small molecules and particles. The challenge facing micromixers is typically insufficient mixing efficiency in basic designs, which results in longer microchannels. Therefore, it is desirable to increase mixing efficiency, in order to decrease mixing length, which enables miniaturization of LabOnChip devices. This study investigates two different designs of a passive Tshaped micromixer employing several rectangular obstacles and grooves to monitor mixing efficiency with geometry change, while keeping the Reynolds number under 2. The mixing performance of these geometries is studied by numerical study and it was implemented in COMSOL Multiphysics environment. It was clarified that Tshaped micromixer with obstacles and grooved micromixer improved mixing efficiency of the basic design by 37.2% and 43.8%, respectively. Also, it was shown that this increase in mixing efficiency was due to the development of transversal component of flow caused by the obstacles and grooves.
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Rasouli
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science Engineering Department, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran, I.R. Iran
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science
Iran


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Abouei Mehrizi
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science Engineering Department, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran, I.R. Iran
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science
Iran


A.
Lashkaripour
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science Engineering Department, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran, I.R. Iran
Biomedical Engineering Division, Life Science
Iran
Grooved
Micromixers
Mixing Efficiency
Obstacle
Tshaped
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ThermoHydraulic Investigation of Nanofluid as a Coolant in VVER440 Fuel Rod Bundle
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The main purpose of this study is to perform numerical simulation of nanofluids as the coolant in VVER440 fuel rod bundle. The fuel rod bundle contains 60 fuel rods with length of 960 mm and 4 spacer grids. In VVER440 fuel rod bundle the coolant fluid (water) is in high pressure and temperature condition. In the present Thermohydraulic simulation, waterAL2O3 nanofluids containing various volume fractions of AL2O3 nanoparticles are investigated. Calculations performed for Reynolds number of 125000 to 203000, nanoparticles fraction of 0 to 0.05 and nanoparticles diameter of 20 to 100 nm. In this literature, the effects of diameter and volume fraction of nanoparticles on thermohydraulic parameters are studied. To perform correct calculation, different grid qualities of fuel rod bundle are studied and results are compared with reference results. Empirical studies show that as the temperature rises, the effect of nanoparticles on enhancing thermal conductivity intensifies. So it can be said that as the VVER440 fuel rod bundle works in high temperature condition, using the nanofluids in this rod bundle can be effective. Results of our numerical study showed that by using nanofluids as coolant fluid the heat transfer coefficient increases significantly and heat transfer enhancement raises with increase in volume fraction of nanoparticle.
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Jalili Palandi
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch, Islamic Azad University, Buinzahra, I.R. IranSchool of Mechanical Engineering, Babol University of Technology, Babol, I.R. Iran
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch,
Iran


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RahimiSbo
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch, Islamic Azad University, Buinzahra, I.R. Iran
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch,
Iran


M.
RahimiEsbo
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch, Islamic Azad University, Buinzahra, I.R. IranSchool of Mechanical Engineering, Babol University of Technology, Babol, I.R. Iran
Department of Mathematics, Buinzahra Branch,
Iran
Heat Transfer Coefficient
Nanofluid
Particle diameter
Rod bundle
Volume fraction
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MultiObjective Optimization of Tio2Water Nanofluid Flow in Tubes Fitted With Multiple Twisted Tape Inserts in Different Arrangement
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In this paper, experimentally derived correlations of heat transfer and pressure drop are used in a Pareto based MultiObjective Optimization (MOO) approach to find the best possible combinations of heat transfer and pressure drop of TiO2water nanofluid flow in tubes fitted with multiple twisted tape inserts in different arrangement. In this study there are four independent design variables: the number and arrangement of twisted tape inserts (N), TiO2 volume fraction (φ), Reynolds number (Re) and Prandtl number (Pr). Seven twisted tape arrangement in three different categories are investigated. The objectives are maximizing the nondimensional heat transfer coefficient (Nu) and minimizing the nondimensional pressure drop (f Re). It is shown that some interesting and important relationships as useful optimal design principles involved in the thermal performance of nanofluid flow in tubes fitted with multiple twisted tape inserts in different arrangement can be discovered by Pareto based multiobjective optimization approach.
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Arak University, Arak 3815688349,Iran
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty
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S.
Eiamsaard
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Bangkok 10530, Thailand
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty
Iran
Dual/triple/quadruple twisted tapes
Heat transfer enhancement
Multiobjective optimization
NSGA II
TiO2/water nanofluid
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Solution Combustion Preparation Of NanoAl2O3: Synthesis and Characterization
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The aluminum oxide materials are widely used in ceramics, refractories and abrasives due to their hardness, chemical inertness, high melting point, nonvolatility and resistance to oxidation and corrosion. The paper describes work done on synthesis of αalumina by using the simple, nonexpensive solution combustion method using glycine as fuel.Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) nanoparticles were synthesized by aluminum nitrate 9hydrate as precursor and glycine as fuel. The samples were characterized by high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM), field effect scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), Xray diffraction (XRD) and electron dispersive spectroscopy (EDS). As there are many forms of transition aluminas produced during this process, xray diffraction (XRD) technique was used to identify αalumina. The diameter of spherelike asprepared nanoparticles was about 10 nm as estimated by XRD technique and direct HRTEM observation. The surface morphological studies from SEM depicted the size of alumina decreases with increasing annealing temperature. Absorbance peak of UVVis spectrum showed the small bandgap energy of 2.65 ev and the bandgap energy increased with increasing annealing temperature because of reducing the size.
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Farahmandjou
Department of Physics, Varamin Pishva Branch, Islamis Azad University, Varamin, I.R. Iran
Department of Physics, Varamin Pishva Branch,
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N.
Golabiyan
Department of Physics, Varamin Pishva Branch, Islamis Azad University, Varamin, I.R. Iran
Department of Physics, Varamin Pishva Branch,
Iran
Aluminum oxide nanoparticles
Combustion
Glycine
Synthesis
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Turbulent Mixed Convection of a Nanofluid in a Horizontal Circular Tube with NonUniform Wall Heat Flux Using a TwoPhase Approach
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In this paper, Turbulent mixed convective heat transfer of water and Al2O3 nanofluid has been numerically studied in a horizontal tube under nonuniform heat flux on the upper wall and insulation in the lower wall using mixture model. For the discretization of governing equations, the secondorder upstream difference scheme and finite volume method were used. The coupling of pressure and velocity was established by using SIMPLEC algorithm. The calculated results demonstrated that the convective heat transfer coefficient of nanofluid is higher than of the base fluid and by increasing the nanoparticles volume fraction, the convective heat transfer coefficient and shear stress on the wall increase. On the other hand, with increasing the Grashof number, the shear stress and convective heat transfer coefficient decrease.
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Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Zabol, Zabol, I.R. Iran
Mechanical Engineering Department, University
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Rahmdel
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, I.R.Iran
Mechanical Engineering Department, University
Iran
Grashof number
Horizontal tube
Mixed convection
Nanoparticles volume fraction
Turbulent flow
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Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer of SilverOil Nanofluid in Concentric Annular Tube
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In order to examine the laminar convective heat transfer of nanofluid, experiments carried out using silveroil nanofluid in a concentric annulus with outer constant heat flux as boundary condition. Silveroil nanofluid prepared by Electrical Explosion of Wire technique and observed no nanoparticles agglomeration during nanofluid preparation process and carried out experiments. The average size of particles established to 20 nm. Nanofluids with various particle weight fractions of 0.12%wt., 0.36%wt. and 0.72%wt. were employed. The nanofluid flowing between the tubes is heated by an electrical heating coil wrapped around it. The effects of different parameters such as flow Reynolds number, diameter ratio and nanofluid particle concentration on heat transfer coefficient are studied. Results show that, heat transfer coefficient and Nusselt number increased by using naanofluid instead of pure oil. Maximum enhancement of heat transfer coefficient occurs in 0.72% wt. also results indicate that heat transfer coefficient increase slightly by using low wt. concentration of nanofluids.
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Aberoumand
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Takestan branch, Islamic Azad University, Talestan, I.R. Iran
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College
Iran


A.
Jahani
Mechanical Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University of Behbahan, Behbahan, I.R. Iran
Mechanical Engineering Department, Islamic
Iran


S.
Aberoumand
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Takestan branch, Islamic Azad University, Talestan, I.R. Iran
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College
Iran


A.
Jafarimoghaddam
Aerospace Engineering Department, University of K. N. Toosi Technology, Tehran I.R. Iran
Aerospace Engineering Department, University
Iran
Convective Heat Transfer
Laminar Flow
Nanofluid
Nanoparticles
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Synthesis and Characterization of a New Halomercurate Nanoparticles: Triphenylphosphonium Trichloromercurate (II) [P (C6H5)3H]+[Hgcl3]
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That particles are of less than 100nm in diameter called nano particles (NPS) and there are in the world naturally like volcanic activity. In the present investigation a new mixed halomercurate nano particle compound was synthesised and characterized. Triphenylphosphonium trichloromercorate (II) [P(C6H5)3H]+[HgCl3] nanoparticle was synthesi zed by using triphenylphosphonium chloride reaction with HgCl2,in the presence of trimercaptopropionic acid. This method is a simple and direct method. The product was characterized by spectroscopic and analytical methods such as 31PNMR, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), infrared spectroscopy (IR) and also size of nanoparticles were calculated by Xray diffraction (XRD). Average particles size of nano is showed about 89.83 nm Theoretical calculations were applied for the structural optimization of this compound. The structure of compound has been calculated and optimized by the density functional theory (DFT) based method at B3LYP/6311G levels of theory, using the Gaussian 09 package of programs. Finally, the comparison between theory and experiments are done.
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Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, I.R. Iran
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science,
Iran


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Ghahremani Gavineh Roudi
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, I.R. Iran
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science,
Iran


S.
Kazem Zadeh Anari
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, I.R. Iran
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science,
Iran
[P(C6H5)3H]+[HgCl3]
Halomercurate
Nanoparticles
SEM
Synthesis
Xray diffraction
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