Heat and Mass Transfer

, Volume 51, Issue 12, pp 1769–1777 | Cite as

Comparative studies of pool boiling heat transfer with nano-fluids on porous surface

  • Gengwen Niu
  • Ji LiEmail author


Characteristics and regime of pool boiling on copper porous coating and polished surface are studied experimentally for two working medium (Al2O3 and CuO nano-fluids). The highlights of this work are that the combination of nano-fluids and porous surface is used to explore the heat transfer performance and the conducted visual experiments can provide an insight in the enhancement of boiling heat transfer with this combination.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Polished Surface Porous Surface Critical Heat Flux Heat Transfer Performance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Advanced Thermal Management Technologies, College of PhysicsUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentState Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research InstituteBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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