- Highlights the major elements of nanofluids as an energy harvesting fluid, including their preparation methods, characterization techniques, properties and applications
- Includes valuable findings and insights from numerical and computational studies
- Provides nanofluid researchers with research inspiration to discover new applications and further develop technologies
Table of Contents
Section I: Introduction to Nanofluids for heat and mass transfer: Fundamentals and Synthesis
1. Introduction to Nanofluids
1.1. Colloids and Nanofluids
1.3. Classification of Nanofluids
1.4. Production methods of Nanofluids
2. Lab-scale synthesis and scale up challenges.
2.2. Lab scale synthesis methods for nanofluids
2.3. Performance evaluation systems and their reliability
2.4. Large scale production of nanofluids
2.5. Scale-up challenges and cost estimations
3. Stability of Nanofluids
2.1 Importance and mechanism of stability of nanofluids
2.2 Dispersion techniques for nanofluid
2.3 Enhancement of stability of nanofluids and factors affecting
2.4 Evaluation of stability
2.5 Theoretical aspects
Section II: Properties of Nanofluids for heat and mass transfer: Fundamentals and Methods
4. Thermophysical Properties of nanofluids
4.1. Thermal Conductivity: Principle, Mechanism and Measurement
4.1.1. Factors affecting thermal conductivity and possible errors in measurement
4.1.2. Theoretical models of thermal conductivity
4.2. Rheological properties: Mechanism and types of rheological behaviours of nanofluids
4.2.1. Factors affecting the rheology of nanofluids and possible errors
4.2.2. Theoretical models of viscosity of nanofluids
4.3. Specific heat: Mechanism and measurement techniques
4.3.1. Factors affecting specific heat of nanofluids
4.3.2. Theoretical models of specific heat of nanofluids
4.4. Density: Mechanism and measurement techniques
4.4.1. Factors affecting on density
4.4.2. Theoretical models of density of nanofluids.
4.5. Surface tension: Mechanism and measurement techniques
4.5.1. Factors affecting surface tension
4.5.2. Theoretical models of surface tension
5. Electrical, optical and tribological properties of the nanofluids.
5.1. Measurement techniques
5.2. Factors affecting these properties
5.3. Theoretical models
Section III: Theoretical Aspects of Nanofluids for heat and mass transfer
6. Physical models for computational studies.
6.2. Single phase approach
6.3. Two-phase approach
7. Computational studies on nanofluid based systems
7.2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for nanofluid simulation
7.3. 3-D modelling for computational study of nanofluids
7.4. Softwares for nanofluid studies
8. Actual vs. theoretical behaviour of nanofluids.
Section IV: Heat and Mass Transfer using Nanofluids: Fundamentals, Applications and Challenges
9. Heat Transfer using Nanofluids
9.2. Mechanism of heat transfer in nanofluids
9.3. Laminar convective heat transfer
9.4. Turbulent convective heat transfer
9.5. Boiling heat transfer in nanofluids and factors involved.
9.6. Evaporation and condensation in nanofluids and factors involved
9.7. Theoretical models of heat transfer and Nusselt number for nanofluids.
9.8. Pressure drop and friction factor in nanofluid flow and their theoretical models.
10. Heat transfer applications of nanofluids.
10.2. Heating, cooling and thermal management systems
10.2.1. Electronics cooling systems
10.2.2. Electrical equipments cooling systems
10.2.3. Fuel cell cooling systems
10.2.4. Heat pipes
10.2.5. Space and aviation
10.2.6. Industrial cooling systems
10.3. Refrigeration systems
10.4. Solar thermal systems
10.5. Extraction of energy sources
10.6. Nuclear reactors
11. Mass transfer applications of nanofluids.
11.2. Mechanism of mass transfer in nanofluids.
11.4. Medical treatments
11.5. Gas absorption and separation
11.6. Phase change materials
12. Other applications of nanofluids
12.1. Tribological applications
12.2. Antibacterial applications
12.3. Medical applications
12.4. Sensing applications
Future possible applications and challenges in using nanofluid
- No. of pages: 460
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
- Published: April 29, 2021
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780128219478
- Paperback ISBN: 9780128219553
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