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In this experimental work is based on the comparison on the three different nanoparticle mixed nanofluid usage influence on the evacuated tube solar collector (ETSC). The distilled water is initially tested to identify the better performance providing mass-flow rate then the mass-flow rate. There are three nanoparticles such as MWCNT, Al2O3, and CuO were used in to create the nanofluid by two step method to use as a heat transfer fluid in the system. There are four different combinations of nanofluid were created based on the 0.05% of volume fraction of nanoparticles involvement. The corresponding performance parameters such as outlet temperature, maximum absorbed heat and thermal efficiency were measured and calculated. Among that 50% of MWCNT, 40% of Al2O3, and 10% of CuO nanoparticle mixer of 0.05% volume fraction used nanofluid reached the 38.76% higher temperature difference 33.02% more useful heat absorbed and 33.04% of more efficiency than distilled water in the system.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2023, VOLUME 27, ISSUE Issue 6, PAGES [4807 - 4814]
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