In the present research an experimental investigation is performed to explore the effects of working fluid, heat input, ferrofluid concentration, magnets location, and inclination angle on the thermal performance of an Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipe (OLPHP). Obtained results show that using ferrofluid can improve the thermal performance and applying a magnetic field on the water based ferrofluid decreases the thermal resistance. It shows that at an inclination angle of the OLPHP to be zero, the thermal performance of the present OLPHP reduces. Best heat transfer capability was achieved at 67.5 degree relative to horizontal axis for all of working fluids. Variation of the magnets location leads to a different thermal resistance in the OLPHP charged with ferrofluid.
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Thermal Performance of an Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipe With Ferrofluid (Magnetic Nano-Fluid)
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Taslimifar, M, Mohammadi, M, Saidi, MH, Afshin, H, Shafii, MB, & Kazemzadeh Hannani, S. "Thermal Performance of an Open Loop Pulsating Heat Pipe With Ferrofluid (Magnetic Nano-Fluid)." Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Third International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer. ASME 2012 Third International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. March 3–6, 2012. pp. 185-190. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/MNHMT2012-75070
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