Performance Analysis of Plate Heat Exchanger with Nanofluid using Milk Pasteurization


  • Mohamed Thoufick K Department of Mechanical Engineering, Arifa Institute of Technology, Esanoor, Tamil Nadu-610204, India



Gasket Plate Heat Exchanger, Al2O3 Nanofluid, Heat Transfer Coefficient


Experimentally to analyzed the enhance performance of Plate heat exchanger in milk pasteurization process using nanofluid at different concentration of 0.1%,0.15%,0.2% 0.25% and 0.3%. in this work the nanoparticles like Al2O3 and the base fluid like dematerialized water is used to prepare nanofluid by using two steps method. Exchanger is one of the thermal energy transferring devices, which transfer the heat between different fluids. This is widely used in different application because of its compact in size and higher efficiency compared to other type of heat exchanger. The main focus of using nanofluid is that it has improvement in thermal conductivity. Then the hot fluid as milk and cold fluid as nanofluids are used. The heat transfer rate is increased with increasing the concentration of nanofluid. It conducted by varying operating parameters like mass flow rate of hot milk, mass flow rate of nanofluid, inlet and outlet temperatures of hot milk and inlet outlet temperature of nanofluid. The main objective of this work is to find out mass flow rate and overall, all heat transfer coefficient.


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How to Cite

M. T. . K, “Performance Analysis of Plate Heat Exchanger with Nanofluid using Milk Pasteurization ”, JME, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 007–011, Mar. 2021.