Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30132
Optimization of Design Parameters for Wire Mesh Fin Arrays as a Heat Sink Using Taguchi Method

Authors: Kavita H. Dhanawade, Hanamant S. Dhanawade

Abstract:

Heat transfer enhancement objects like extended surfaces, fins etc. are chosen for their thermal performance as well as for other design parameters depending on various applications. The present paper is on experimental study to investigate the heat transfer enhancement through wire mesh fin arrays equipped with horizontal base plate. The data used in performance analysis were obtained experimentally for the material (mild steel) for different heat inputs such as 40, 60, 80, 100 and 120 watt, by varying wire mesh diameter, fin height and spacing between two fin arrays. Using the Taguchi experimental design method, optimum design parameters and their levels were investigated. Average heat transfer coefficient was considered as a performance characteristic parameter. An L9 (33) orthogonal array was selected as an experimental plan. Optimum results were found by experimenting. It is observed that the wire mesh diameter and fin height have a higher impact on heat transfer coefficient as compared to spacing between two fin arrays.

Keywords: Heat transfer enhancement, finned surface, wire mesh diameter, natural convection.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1316189

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 389

References:


[1] S. Mahmoud, R. Al-Dadah, D. K. Aspinwall, S. L. Soo and H. Hemida, “Effect of fin geometry on natural convection heat transfer of horizontal microstructures.” Applied thermal engineering 31(2011) 627-633.
[2] M. J. Sabale, S. J. Jagtap, P. S. Patil, P. R. Baviskar, and S. B. Barve (2010), “Enhancement of natural convection heat transfers on vertical heated plate by multiple V-fin arrays, (2010). IJRRAS 5(2).
[3] H. R Goshayeshi, F. Ampofo, “Heat transfer by natural convection from a vertical and horizontal surfaces using vertical fins,” Energy and Power Engineering, (2009), 85-89.
[4] A.H. AIEssa and Fayez M.S. Al-Hussien “The effect of orientation of square perforations on the heat transfer enhancement from a fin subjected to natural convection,” Heat and Mass Transfer, (2004), vol.40, pp. 509-515.
[5] A. H. AIEssa and Mohmmed I. Al-Widyan, “Enhancement of natural convection heat transfers from a fin by triangular perforations of bases parallel and toward its tip”, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, (2008), vol. 29, pp 1033-1044.
[6] A. H. AIEssa and Mohammed Q. Al-Odat, “Enhancement of natural convection heat transfer from a fin by triangular perforations of bases parallel and toward its base,” The Arbian Journal for Science and Engineering, (2009), vol. 34 2B, pp. 531-544.
[7] A. H. AIEssa, Ayman M. Maqableh and Shatha Ammourah, “Enhancement of natural convection heat transfer from a fin by rectangular perforations with aspect ratio of two,” International journal of Physical Sciences, (2009), vol. 4, pp. 540-547.
[8] S.D. Suryawanshi and N. K. Sane, “Natural convection heat transfer from horizontal rectangular inverted notched fin arrays,” Asme, J. Heat Transfer, (2009), vol. 131(8).
[9] AI-Widyan and Amiad AI-Shaarawi “Numerical investigation of heat transfer enhancement for a perforated fins in natural convection,” International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, (2012), vol. 2, pp. 175-184.
[10] Wadhah Hussein Abdul Razzaq AI-Doori, “Enhancement of natural convection heat transfer from the rectangular fins by circular perforations,” International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, (2011), vol. 4, pp. 428-436.
[11] Dhanawade Hanamant, K. N. Vijaykumar, Dhanawade Kavita, “Natural convection heat transfer flow visualization of perforated fin arrays by CFD simulation.” International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, (2013), vol. 2 pp. 483-490.
[12] M.R. Shaeri, M. Yaghoubi, “Thermal enhancement from heat sinks by using perforated fins,” Energy conversion and Management, (2009), vol. 50, pp. 1264-1270.
[13] M.R. Shaeri, M. Yaghoubi, K Jafarpur, “Heat transfer analysis of lateral perforated fin heat sinks,” Applied Energy, (2009), vol. 86, pp. 2019-2029.
[14] M.R. Shaeri, M. Yaghoubi “Numerical analysis of turbulent convection heat transfer from an array of perforated fins,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, (2009), vol. 30, pp. 218-228.
[15] M. Yaghoubi, M.R. Shaeri, K Jafarpur, “Three-dimensional numerical laminar convection heat transfer around lateral perforated fins,” Computational Thermal Sciences, (2009), vol. 1, pp.323-340.
[16] K. H. Dhanawade and H. S. Dhanawade “Enhancement of forced convection heat transfer from fin arrays with circular perforation” Proceedings of the International Conference, IEEE Xplorer, (2010), pp. 192-196.
[17] K. H Dhanawade, V. K Sunnapwar, H. S Dhanawade, “Thermal analysis of square and circular perforated fin arrays by forced convection”, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, (2014), Issue -2, pp.109-114.
[18] K.. H. Dhanawade, V. K Sunnapwar, H. S Dhanawade, “Optimization of design parameters for lateral circular perforated fin arrays under forced convection”, Heat transfer- Asian Research, Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (2016), vol. 45, pp.30-45.
[19] Veeresh Fuskele and Dr. R.M. Sarviya, “Experimental investigations of heat transfer enhancement in double pipe heat exchanger using twisted pipe dense wire mesh insert.”, International journal of advance Engineering research and studies, E-ISSN 2249-8974, (2012), Vol. 1, pp. 05-09.
[20] Pysmenny Ye. N., Rogachive V. A., Bosya N. V., Studies of Heat Efficiency of surfaces with mesh-wire finning at free convection, submitted to second Russian Heat Transfer Conference, Moscow. Energy Institute Press, (2001), vol.6.
[21] Moffat R.J. “Described in uncertainties in experimental results,” Experiments Thermo Fluid Science, (1988), vol.1 pp 3-17.
[22] Shan-jen Cheng, “Numerical Optimization design of PEM fuel cell performance applying the Taguchi method” World Academy of Science and Technology, (2010), vol. 65,pp 249-255.