CFD Analysis of Six-Flow Microchannel Heat Sink Using the Different Nanofluid

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Year : 2024 | Volume :11 | Special Issue : 11 | Page : 1-11

    Naman Jain

  1. Keshav Aggarwal

  2. Gaurav Kumar

  3. Kiran Pal

  4. Raj Kumar Singh

  1. B. Tech Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India
  2. B. Tech Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India
  3. Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India
  4. Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, DITE DSEU Okhla Campus II, Delhi Skill & Entrepreneurship, Delhi, India
  5. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India


In this study, we compare the heat-conveying capabilities of ordinary water with those of cooling
fluids such as Ag-Water, TiO2-water, and Al2O3-water nanofluid at a volume percentage of 0.50%,
and we also examine the six flow micro-channels of the fin-equipped heat sink. Hardware like
microprocessors and integrated circuits are not used in the comparison. To evaluate the effectiveness
of different cooling fluids, a number of thermal metrics are used, such as temperature distribution,
convective coefficient of heat transfer, Nusselt number, and heat sink thermal resistance. In this
experiment, the ANSYS software tool Fluent (v16.0) is used. For the purpose of solving the partial
differential equations controlling the cooling fluid flow and heat transfer, the Finite Volume Method
is employed. The numerical results show that cooling all kinds of nanofluids is better than cooling the
regular fluid, due to the very high values of the Nusselt number and the convective heat transfer
coefficient. Finally, it has been determined that Ag-water nanofluid is a viable option for improving
heat transmission in general.

Keywords: Micro-Channel Heat Sink, Microprocessor Chip, CFD, Heat Transfer, Nanofluids.

[This article belongs to Special Issue under section in Journal of Polymer and Composites(jopc)]

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Special Issue Open Access Original Research
Volume 11
Special Issue 11
Received December 6, 2023
Accepted January 5, 2024
Published February 23, 2024