M.Y. Abdollahzadeh Jamalabadi is an assistant professor at the Chabahar Maritime University. He received his B. Sc. in Fluid mechanical engineering from Iran university of Science and technology in 2006, his Master's Degree in energy conversion from Sharif University of technology in 2008, and his Ph.D. degree in Mechanics from Khajeh Nasir Toosi University in 2012. His research interests include fluid flow simulation, CFD, MHD, heat transfer, thermal radiation, and SOFC simulation. He is currently a senior research scientist at the Gyeongsang National University.
Electrochemical and Exergetic Modeling of a Combined Heat and Power System Using Tubular Solid Oxide
In this article, a combined heat and power (CHP) system using a solid oxide fuel cell and mini gas turbine is introduced. Since a fuel cell is the main power generating source in hybrid systems, in this investigation, complete electrochemical and thermal calculations in the fuel cell are carried out in order to obtain more accurate results. An examination of the hybrid system performance indicates that increasing of the working pressure and rate of air flow into the system, cause the cell temperature to reduce, the efficiency and the power generated by the system to diminish, and the entropy generation rate and exergy destruction rate to increase. On the other hand, increasing the flow rate of the incoming fuel, the rise in cell temperature causes the efficiency, generated power, and exergy destruction rate of the system to increase.
Effects of Brownian motion on freezing of PCM containing nanoparticles
Enhancement of thermal and heat transfer capabilities of phase change materials with addition of nanoparticles is reported. The mixed nanofluid of phase change material and nanoparticles presents a high thermal conductivity and low heat capacity and latent heat, in comparison with the base fluid. In order to present the thermophysical effects of nanoparticles, a solidification of nanofluid in a rectangular enclosure with natural convection induced by different wall temperatures is considered. The results show that the balance between the solidification acceleration by nanoparticles and slowing-down by phase change material gives rise to control the medium temperature. It indicates that this kind of mixture has great potential in various applications which requires temperature regulation. Also, the Brownian motion of nanoparticles enhances the convective heat transfer much more than the conductive transfer.
International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow
– Natural convection heat transfer combined with radiation heat transfer is used in electronic cooling. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the thermal loading characteristics of an enclosure.
– The goal is to investigate the effect of thermal radiation on thermal and flow characteristics of the cavity. The enclosure lower wall is at constant temperature and the upper wall is adiabatic while there are several discrete heat sources inside the cavity. In addition the effect of parameters such as heating number (Nr), aspect ratio (A), the number of heaters (N), and thermal radiation on the maximum and mean temperature of system, thermal loading characteristics of the system, Nusselt number, and the maximum stream function rate is performed. To solve the governing nonlinear differential equations (mass, momentum, and energy), a finite‐volume code based on Patankar's SIMPLE method is utilized.
– Heat transfer by natural convection solely and it's conjugation with thermal radiation on the thermal and flow characteristics of the system is studied. Also a parametric study illustrating the influence of the heating number, aspect ratio, the number of heaters, and thermal radiation on the maximum and mean temperature of system, thermal loading characteristics of the system, Nusselt number, and the maximum stream function rate is investigated. The results have revealed that the thermal radiation have an important effect on the therma
Experimental investigation of thermal loading of a horizontal thin plate using infrared camera
This study reports the results of experimental investigations of the characteristics of thermal loading of a thin plate by discrete radiative heat sources. The carbon–steel thin plate is horizontally located above the heat sources. Temperature distribution of the plate is measured using an infrared camera. The effects of various parameters, such as the Rayleigh number, from 107 to 1011, the aspect ratio, from 0.05 to 0.2, the distance ratio, from 0.05 to 0.2, the number of heaters, from 1 to 24, the thickness ratio, from 0.003 to 0.005, and the thermal radiative emissivity, from 0.567 to 0.889 on the maximum temperature and the length of uniform temperature region on a thin plate are explored. The results indicate that the most effective parameters on the order of impact on the maximum temperature is Rayleigh number, the number of heat sources, the distance ratio, the aspect ratio, the surface emissivity, and the plate thickness ratio. Finally, the results demonstrated that there is an optimal distance ratio to maximize the region of uniform temperature on the plate.