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Showing papers in "Case Studies in Thermal Engineering in 2022"


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TL;DR: In this article , the authors proposed a fine-tuned artificial intelligent model to predict the thermal efficiency and water yield of the solar still, which consists of a traditional artificial neural network model optimized by a meta-heuristic optimizer called humpback whale optimizer.

87 citations


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TL;DR: In this article , a numerical analysis intended to evidence the main hydrothermal and mass transport appearances featuring the convective flows of an exceptional nonhomogeneous micropolar mixture (i.e., 60% of ethylene glycol, 40% of pure water, and copper oxide nanomaterials) over an impermeable horizontal electromagnetic surface, which is heated convectively in the presence of a particular variable heat source.

73 citations


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TL;DR: In this article , the thermal performance of moving porous fin wetted with hybrid nanofluid with different cross-sections in the presence of a magnetic field is investigated, and the results show that Akbari-Ganji's method has good accuracy in solving heat transfer equations related to moving porosity fin.

64 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper , an attempt was made to increase the distillate yield and efficiency of solar stills using good absorbing and heat transfer capacity of ESM, which boosted water evaporation during the day and released heat at night.

59 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper , the convection heat transfer in a countercurrent double-tube heat exchanger with various fins in a turbulent flow is investigated, and the results show that the water aluminum oxide nanofluid has a better convective heat transfer coefficient than water titanium dioxide and pure water.

55 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper , a multi-hole jet impingement approach is used to augment the performance of the jet plate solar air heater by improving the rate of heat transfer coefficient between absorber plate and impinging air.

51 citations


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TL;DR: In this article , the performance of the tubular solar still with rotating drum using nanoparticles' coating, parabolic solar concentrator (PSC), and phase change material (PCM) was investigated.

49 citations


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TL;DR: In this article , the thermal evaluation of hybrid nanofluid containing four types of nanoparticles subject to the non-uniform heat source/sink and inclined magnetic field for two-dimensional unsteady flow due to permeable stretched surface has been numerically investigated.

47 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper , the 3D nonlinear mixed convective boundary layer flow of micropolar hybrid nanofluid in the presence of microorganism and multiple slip conditions across the slendering surface is investigated.

47 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper , the authors considered water-based ternary hybrid nanofluid with three different shaped nanoparticles for the advance cooling process of radiator and found out that the rate of heat transfer is higher for hybrid nanoparticles as compared to unitary nanoparticles.

45 citations


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TL;DR: In this article , a recently invented algorithm known as the grasshopper optimization algorithm (GOA) was employed to optimize diesel engine performance and emission operated with ternary fuel (ethanol-biodiesel-diesel) blends.

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TL;DR: In this article , a double slope wick type solar distiller (DSWSD) coated with lanthanum cobalt oxide (LaCoO3) nanoparticles doped in black paint is experimentally investigated.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the convective boundary layer flow of ternary hybrid nanofluid (water-based graphene-CNT-Silver) flow over a curved stretching sheet with activation energy is investigated.

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TL;DR: In this paper , a shell and tube heat exchanger with non-continuous helical baffles (NCHB-STHX) is modeled numerically and the ratio of heat transfer coefficient to pressure drop (HTC/ΔP) is obtained from different angles and intensities.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the transmuted similarity ODEs are numerically worked out utilizing the assist of the bvp4c package in MATLAB for different values of physical parameters, including heat source/sink and radiation parameters.

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TL;DR: In this article , a mathematical modeling of chemically reactive Maxwell nanofluid for axisymmetric flow case by considering Cattaneo-Christov heat flux model and revised nano-fluid model is disclosed.

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TL;DR: In this article , an analytical analysis of an unsteady flow saturated with carbon nanotubes (CNT) in an irregular channel of finite measure was performed to obtain an exact solution for the stream function of the pressure-driven peristaltic flow of nanofluid with temperature-dependent viscosity.

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TL;DR: In this article , the performance of solar water pumps with parabolic trough surface collector (PTSC) was evaluated in terms of thermal radiation and thermal conductivity on temperature in the presence of viscous dissipation, heat source, and thermal radiation.

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TL;DR: In this article , the transmission of heat through the stretching cylinder is observed in two terms, one is non-linear stretching and other is irregular heat sink/source, and they used similar variables to translate the complex partial differential equations into the ordinary differential equations.

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TL;DR: In this article , the role of using nano-based thermal storage material filled into trapezoidal hang wick in a pyramid solar distiller is under study, and the study underwent three stages of examination; after the material preparation, it was shown that there is an increase in the thermal efficiency, energy efficiency and total heat transfer coefficient of the third case (the best case) by, 152.1, 281, and 68.59% compared with the conventional distiller.

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TL;DR: In this article , the effect of using magnesium oxide/multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MgO/MWCNT) hybrid nanofluid on the thermal performance of the evacuated tube solar collector is experimentally investigated.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the performance of a solar thermoelectric air-conditioning system (STEACS) is predicted using advanced optimized artificial intelligence models, which consists of a random vector functional link (RVFL) network optimized by one metaheuristic optimizer such as jellyfish search algorithm (JFSA), artificial ecosystem-based optimization (AEO), manta ray foraging optimization (MRFO), and sine cosine algorithm (SCA).

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TL;DR: In this paper , a truncated cone-type thermoelectric (TE) module with a smaller cold end area was designed to enhance the performance of the cube-type TE module.

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TL;DR: In this article , the impact of melting phenomena and nonlinear chemical reactions aspects on transient bioconvection flow of sutterby nanoliquid with gyrotactic microorganisms and heat source/sink is analyzed.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the accommodative impact of nanopaprticles aggregation and thermal radiation is considered in the modelling equations for the flow pattern available in the literature, which are converted into ordinary differential equations (ODEs) using similarity transformations.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the performance of the same coated panels is examined with experimental study by design of experiment concept, and the collected data from designed experiment are analyzed by using Analysis of Variance Table (ANOVA).

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TL;DR: In this paper , a semi-analytical solution of the problem by managing the inclined Lorentz force and variable viscosity impacts on Williamson nanofluid as visco-inelastic fluids on a stretching plate was proposed.

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TL;DR: In this paper , a pyramid solar still with corrugated absorber plate (PSSCAP) is proposed to increase the evaporation area by using corrugation plate.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the authors investigate the numerical results of the steady 2D MHD stagnation point flow of an incompressible nanofluid along a stretching cylinder and investigate the effects of radiation and convective boundary conditions.

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TL;DR: In this paper , the authors considered temperature variation through an inclined porous longitudinal fine with convective radiative phenomenon and applied differential transform method (DTM) with Pade approximant for the radiation heat exchange.