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Nanotechnology

The technology that controls products at the atomic or molecular state. Nanotechnology has uses in information technology, heavy industry and energy.
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Furthermore, the increasing trend of Nusselt number (as observed by most of the authors) was attributed to the use of the ratio of the nanofluid to the base-fluid thermal conductivity ([k.
Recent research has shown that substances called nanofluids have the potential to help keep electronics cool.
Measurements of Specific Heat and Density of Al[sub 2]O[sub 3] Nanofluid.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian chemical engineers from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad studied the performance of automobile radiators and realized that when nanofluids are used in the radiators, significant increase is observed in the amount of heat transfer in those systems.
Makinde and Aziz [3] studied numerically the boundary layer flow induced in a nanofluid due to a linearly stretching sheet with a convective boundary condition at the sheet surface.
3]/water nanofluid in the laminar flow range of Reynolds number in the range of 700 and 2050 has been conducted by Heris et al.
Enterprise Europe Network practice director Shak Gohir at CPI said: "A more efficient nanofluid coolant will unlock new development possibilities for more compact, lightweight, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly processes and products.
It is also assumed the thermal properties of above-mentioned nanofluid are temperature-independent and the fluid and nanoparticles are in thermal equilibrium and no slip occurs between the particles and water; as a result; nanofluid acts as a conventional homogeneous single-phase fluid.
A systematic program is proposed in this project to address the challenges associated with the novel concept, which extends from suitable direct absorption nanofluid formulation, understanding the role of nanoparticles in the evaporation and condensation process, to its performance in ossillating heat pipes.
Flotek and Tony Rea have been working together for nearly a decade exploring applications of our nanofluid chemistry into drilling fluid systems," said John Chisholm, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flotek.
Moreover, the use of carbon nanotubes was more effective than the use of silica nanofluid.