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Nowadays ensure the performance of heat exchanger is one of the toughest roles in industries. In this work focused on improve the performance of shell and tube heat exchangers by reducing the pressure drop as well as raising the overall heat transfer. This work considered as a different nanoparticles such as Al2O3, SiO2, TiO2, and ZrO2 to form a nanofluids. This nanofluids possesses high thermal conductivity by using of this increase the heat transfer rate in shell and tube heat exchanger. The selected nanofluids are compared to base fluid based on the thermophysical properties as well as heat transfer characteristics. All the heat transfer characteristics are improved by applying of nanofluids particularly higher results are obtained with using of TiO2 and Al2O3 compared to SiO2 and ZrO2. Mixing of nanoparticles increased in terms of volume percentage it will be increases the all heat transfer characteristics as well as performance of the heat exchanger.
PAPER REVISED: 2020-07-02
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2020-12-05
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2022, VOLUME 26, ISSUE Issue 2, PAGES [835 - 841]
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