In this paper, the performance of pool boiling heat transfer using a binary temperature sensitive magnetic fluid in the presence of a non-uniform magnetic field is investigated numerically. By using a binary magnetic fluid, enhanced boiling heat transfer is obtained by thermomagnetic convection without deterioration of properties of the fluid. This work is aimed at gaining a qualitative understanding the magnetic field effects on boiling heat transfer enhancement of magnetic fluids. In order to accomplish this, the boiling process and the effects of position of the external magnetic field on flow pattern and heat transfer are investigated in a 2D rectangular domain using COMSOL Multiphysics simulation software. Finally, the boiling curves for a binary temperature sensitive magnetic fluid and its base fluid (without magnetic particles) are compared for various applied heat flux magnitudes.
Investigation of Enhancement in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer of a Binary Temperature Sensitive Magnetic Fluid
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Karimi-Moghaddam, G, Gould, RD, & Bhattacharya, S. "Investigation of Enhancement in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer of a Binary Temperature Sensitive Magnetic Fluid." Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Volume 8B: Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering. San Diego, California, USA. November 15–21, 2013. V08BT09A031. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2013-66308
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