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Math. Comput. Appl. 2013, 18(3), 428-437; doi:10.3390/mca18030428

Numerical Investigation of Impinging Jets with Nanofluids on a Moving Plate

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Celal Bayar University, 45140, Muradiye, Manisa, Turkey
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Published: 1 December 2013
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In this study a numerical investigation of an impinging jet flow, on a heated moving plate, is presented. The purpose of this study is to numerically investigate the effects of various parameters such as nanoparticle volume fraction, pulsating frequency, plate velocity, Reynolds number on the heat transfer characteristics. Navier-Stokes equations and energy equations are solved with a commercial finite volume based code. It is observed that adding nanoparticles increases the peak value of Nusselt number. It is also observed that the value of Nusselt number at the stagnation point is higher at the low velocities of impingement surface. In the unsteady case, heat transfer enhancement is seen at low frequencies.
Keywords: nanofluids; impinging jet; moving plate; pulsating flow nanofluids; impinging jet; moving plate; pulsating flow
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Ersayın, E.; Selimefendigil, F. Numerical Investigation of Impinging Jets with Nanofluids on a Moving Plate. Math. Comput. Appl. 2013, 18, 428-437.

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